Lot 69 of 350:
Two with original sketches by Milt Gross  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Two volumes by Milt Gross with original signed pen-&-ink sketches
Author:
Gross, Milt
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

Two volumes. Illustrated by the author. Cloth or boards, jackets.

Milt Gross (1895-1953), American cartoonist and animator, is noted for his exaggerated cartoon style and Yiddish-inflected English dialogue. 

Includes:

  • I Shoulda Ate the Eclair. With full-page sketch on leaf facing title, of a man with a pipe in his mouth gazing at an eclair, inscribed: For the one and only Elise, with all my best, Sincerely, Milt." Chicago & New York: Ziff-Davis, [1946]. 
  • Hiawatha and de night in de front from Chreesmas. With full-page sketch on front free endpaper of a Native America child swinging in a hammock strung between the antlers of a moose, a bear ciub waving at the child, inscribed "Hi Elise!!! Hi Jimmy!! All the best, Sincerely, Milt." Garden City: Doubleday, 1950.
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Condition:
Jackets with some chipping, price on the second clipped; overall very good.
 
Item number:
291123
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