February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 63
 

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[Literature] Bemelmans, Ludwig
Group of 4 Signed Titles

1. The Golden Basket New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First edition. 4to. (96) pp. Inscribed "To Viola/from/Ludwig Bemelmans/Oct 15 '36" on half-title. Original red cloth, stamped in blind and in blue; illustrated endpapers; in original unclipped dust-jacket with several chips and closed tears. 2. Father, Dear Father New York: The Viking Press, 1953. First edition. 8vo. 247 pp. Inscribed "To/Dorothy/Shereff,/Ludwig Bemelmans" on front free endpaper. Original green cloth, stamped in red; in original unclipped dust-jacket with a few chips in spine ends. 3. Are You Hungry Are You Cold Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1960). First edition. 8vo. 245 pp. Inscribed to Hope Preminger, wife of director Otto Preminger: "To/Hope/Hope/with/love/Ludwig" on front free endapaper. Original yellow cloth, stamped in black and in red; top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed; original unclipped dust-jacket, spine faded. 4. Are You Hungry Are You Cold Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1960). Second printing. 8vo. 245 pp. Inscribed to director Otto Preminger: "To/Otto/Otto/with love/Ludwig" on front free endapaper. Original yellow cloth, stamped in black and in red; top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed; original unclipped dust-jacket, spine faded, over a second, perfect example of the dust-jacket.

Sold for $409
Estimated at $300 - $500


 

1. The Golden Basket New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First edition. 4to. (96) pp. Inscribed "To Viola/from/Ludwig Bemelmans/Oct 15 '36" on half-title. Original red cloth, stamped in blind and in blue; illustrated endpapers; in original unclipped dust-jacket with several chips and closed tears. 2. Father, Dear Father New York: The Viking Press, 1953. First edition. 8vo. 247 pp. Inscribed "To/Dorothy/Shereff,/Ludwig Bemelmans" on front free endpaper. Original green cloth, stamped in red; in original unclipped dust-jacket with a few chips in spine ends. 3. Are You Hungry Are You Cold Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1960). First edition. 8vo. 245 pp. Inscribed to Hope Preminger, wife of director Otto Preminger: "To/Hope/Hope/with/love/Ludwig" on front free endapaper. Original yellow cloth, stamped in black and in red; top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed; original unclipped dust-jacket, spine faded. 4. Are You Hungry Are You Cold Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1960). Second printing. 8vo. 245 pp. Inscribed to director Otto Preminger: "To/Otto/Otto/with love/Ludwig" on front free endapaper. Original yellow cloth, stamped in black and in red; top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed; original unclipped dust-jacket, spine faded, over a second, perfect example of the dust-jacket.

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