Lot 199 of 480:
Two Ludwig Bemelmans signed limited editions  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Two signed and limited editions by Ludwig Bemelmans, one with an original color drawing

Author:
Bemelmans, Ludwig

Place:
New York

Publisher:
The Viking Press

Date:
1941 & 1945

Description:

Includes:

  • The Donkey Inside. With an original colored drawing of a artist (possibly a monk?) painting on an easel, signed by Bemelmans in ink, as issued; plus an additional ink inscription on the half-title, "For Grace and Val, honorary patria, & I love you, Ludwig V." Two-tone cloth lettered in gilt. No. 141 of 175 copies. 1941.
  • Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. Signed by Bemelmans on the limitation page. Cloth, color pictorial cover label, slipcase. (Slipcase top edge broken, splitting at some seams; volume spine darkened with rubbing at ends.) Out of series copy from a total run of 500 copies. 1945.

Both are first editions.


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Condition:
Very good condition.


 
Item number:
279952
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