Lot 701: Children’s Authors

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:53

Lot 701: Collection of twenty-five items, primarily consisting of letters and signatures, each signed by a children's author, including: Selma Lagerlof (signature), Maurice Sendak (book page), Lynd Ward (ALS), Elizabeth Coatsworth (ALS), Carol Ryrie Brink (flyer), Walter D. Edmonds (ALS), Eleanor Estes (ALS), Ann Nolan Clark (ALS), Maia Wojciechowska (biographical sheet), Irene Hunt (ALS), Paul Creswick (ALS), Eric Carle (signature), Elizabeth Goudge (ALS), Mordicai Gerstein (signature), Jane Yolen (signature), Julius Lester (signature), Ben Lucien Burman (signature), C. B. Colby (ALS and flyer), Katherine Milhous (ALS and printed poem), Mary Stolz (ALS), Josephine Lawrence (TLS), Paul Zindel (signature), and Louise Munro Foley (ALS). In overall fine condition. Accompanied by original mailing envelopes for many of the letters, several of which are filled out in the author's hand. As a whole, this collection represents some of the most acclaimed children's storytellers of the 20th century, including a Nobel Prize winner, seven Newbery Medal winners, and three Caldecott Medal winners. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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