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    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    The Cricket in Times Square, A Bed for Tucker, page 53 illustration, 1960
    Ink on paper
    12.75 x 8.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    "'Do you want to sleep in the cage? asked Chester. 'Oh-could I!' exclaimed the mouse. His idea of luxury was to spend the night in such surroundings. 'There's only one thing,' said Tucker, stamping with his left hind leg. 'This floor. It's a little hard to sleep on.' 'I'll go over and get a bunch of paper from the drain pipe,' volunteered Harry cat. 'No, it'll make a mess,' said Tucker...'I sort of thought that if there were any dollar bills in the cash register-' Harry burst out laughing. 'You might know!' he said. Who but this mouse would want to sleep on dollar bills?'"


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