Sale 2461 - Autographs, November 7, 2017

282 c   BEATON, CECIL. Group of 4 items Signed, “Cecil” or “C.B.”: three Autograph Letters, and an Autograph Note, each to “Dear Charles” or “Dear Patrick.” The letters, thanking for sending an article, suggesting that he publish a picture because “it’s everything we’ve been trying to hide,” complaining of being overworked, giving travel plans, each on personal stationery. The note, a greeting card, signed twice, showing a reproduction of a Beaton drawing on cover, sending Christmas greetings.Together 4 1 / 2 pages, 4to or 8vo; con- dition generally good. Vp, vd [200/300] 4 January no year: “. . . We’ve been working . . . for 5 weeks on a production for Stratford . . . (2 Gents) & now the whole thing is off. . . . “. . . It’s a gloomy time of year yet I love the vitality of London & there’s so much going on . . . .” 283 c   BEMELMANS, LUDWIG. Madeline. Ink drawing Signed and Inscribed,“for Judy,” on the blank facing the title-page, in green ink, sketch showing Madeline behind a table writing. 4to, re-cased with original pictorial boards, edges worn, scattered soiling; slight fading to drawing, tissue repairs to tears at upper right of signature page and upper left of title-page. first edition . NewYork, 1939; inscription: Hollywood, 1946 [1,000/2,000] 284 c   BOOTH, GEORGE. Group of 3 items Signed or Signed and Inscribed, to Don Richardson.The first, small ink drawing, sketch of a howling dog on a printed NewYorker magazine cover from January 23, 1984, showing a woman playing an upright piano, with holograph caption: “Maxwell finally takes music lessons.” Cover only. 11x8 1 / 4 inches. The second, “Pearl performs!” at lower right of a printed New Yorker magazine cover from March 14, 1983, showing a dog wearing a top hat and pedaling a tricycle. The magazine covers, each 11x8 1 / 4 inches. The third, “June 14, 1983 / Thank you Don R. / and Pearl of Great Price!” on a Christmas card. 1 page, 8vo; staining at upper corners and faint discolor- ation from prior matting. Np, 1980s; 14 June 1983 [300/400] 283 ARTISTS LOTS 282 - 300