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    Theodore Seuss Geisel (American, 1904-1991)
    Don't Let on You Know He's Here, Ethel - But Go Get Some F-L-I-T For This Darn M-O-S-Q-U-I-T-O!, Flit advertisement, circa 1930s
    Ink on paper
    11 x 13 in. (sight)
    Signed lower right

    Property From The Gregg and Michelle Philipson Collection and Archive

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    McCann Erickson Advertisement, commissioned from the above;
    Lincoln L. Cleaves, McCann Erickson Advertisement executive;
    Private collection, Springfield, Massachusetts, acquired from the above;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    A photocopy of a letter from the artist authenticating this work and detailing the provenance dated October 15, 1981 accompanies this lot.


    More information about Seuss, also known as Geisel, Theodor Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel, Doctor Seuss, Dr. Seuss, Seuss, Seuss Geisel, Theodor.



    Condition Report*: Paper measures 14.5 x 14.25 and is hinged to mount at top corners verso; light overall paper discoloration and a couple soft handling creases; scattered stains throughout as well as minor surface soiling from handling; matted to 15.25 x 17.25 inches.
    *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. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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