Lot 42 of 443:
Buffalo on the prairie, signed by the d'Aulaires  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$228
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Lithograph plate from the book "Buffalo Bill", inscribed and signed by the artists

Author:
D'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Doubleday & Company

Date:
1952

Description:

18x19.5 cm (7¼x7¾"), matted and framed under plexiglass.

Plate from the illustrated children's book "Buffalo Bill," showing the buffalo happily knocking over telegraph poles in the middle of the prairie. Inscribed in pencil beneath the image: "For David Belch with warn greetings from the d'Aulaires." David Belch was head of public relations for the San Francisco Public Library for many years, and, following that, was for a few years part owner of California Book Auction Galleries, predecessor company of PBA Galleries.


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Condition:
Fine condition.


 
Item number:
287475
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