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    ROBERT MAGUIRE (American 1921 - 2005)
    To Find a Killer, paperback cover, 1955
    Oil on board
    27 x 16.5 in.
    Signed lower left
    This illustration appeared on the cover of Lionel White's crime noir novel, To Find a Killer, Signet Books #1241, 1955.

    "Revenge! My beautiful wife turned to me in her sleep and softly murmured, 'Harry -- oh Harry!' Right then, I was certain she was a cheat -- because my name is Marty. And so I, Marty Ferris decided to kill my wife."

    A copy of the paperback is included in this lot.


    Condition Report*: The art board has an overall size of 30 x 22 in. Aside from some glue stains around the borders of the image, this lot is in good condition with normal wear commensurate with age.
    *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
    March, 2009
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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