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    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    Emmett's Pig, group of 23: including the frontispiece, half title page, copyright & dedication page, and pages 14-33, 35-45, 48-49, and 56-61, 1959
    Pen and ink wash on board
    10.75 x 14.75 in. (each)
    20 signed

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    Set of original artwork for the book including: pencil and ink wash artwork accompanied by corresponding ink overlays.


    Condition Report*:

    Each is in good condition commensurate with age. Each has fair to moderate surface grime on the border edges; fait to moderate creases/fraying to the extreme corners; most of the appliqu├ęs remain in tact; the ink overlays are in good condition- some sustained minor pigment loss. A few of the lots are half boards taped together with non-archival tape, these are very fragile. Half title page and dedication/copyright pages do not have ink overlays. One piece of artwork is not accompanied by corresponding ink overlay. Not framed.

    *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. 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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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    27th-28th Wednesday-Thursday
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