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    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    The Family Under the Bridge, the complete collection of illustrations for the book, 1968
    Pencil and watercolor on board
    15 x 11 in. (main)
    Each signed

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    Set of original artwork for the book including: main pencil and watercolor artwork and appliqués with text on board design for the jacket design, title page artwork and nine interior illustrations.

    Condition Report*: A very sweet collection of illustrations in good condition overall. Text on board design for the cover- two of the appliqués have been removed (and are not included with the lot), another has come loose, light surface grime on the board, extreme corners are slightly frayed. Title page- scattered areas of adhesive residue on the top and bottom edges, extreme corners are slightly creased and frayed, light discoloration through the middle of the image where the two boards have been mended together. Illustrations- light surface grime on the border edges, extreme corners are slightly creased and frayed. Main work- extreme corners are lightly frayed. Lot is not framed. One illustration has been matted to an overall size of 20 x 15 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.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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