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    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    Three Little Animals, original cover art, 1956
    Ink wash and pencil on board
    14 x 20 in. (main image)
    Signed lower center

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    Set of original artwork for the jacket design of the book including: main pencil and ink wash artwork, text appliqués on board, text appliqués on tracing paper and three ink overlays.


    Condition Report*: A very sweet collection in overall good condition. Not framed. Main work- extreme corners are slightly creased and frayed; adhesive residue on the top edges; light surface grime on the whote background area and the bottom border. The three ink overlays are in good condition. "The Three Little Animals" text on paper- has yellowed and there is adhesive residue on the top edge; upper left corner is creased; small tear on the left center edge and two creases below. Text on board- light surface grime; adheisve residue on the right edge where there were previous appliqués.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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