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    Garth Williams. Five Original Watercolor Paintings for Unused Cover Art for Baby's First Book, 1955. Five sheets measuring 8 x 6.75 inches. Watercolor on paper, all signed in full by Garth Williams in ink. One with strip of paper for spine design reading "MY FIRST BOOK" stapled to top left corner of one of the sheets. Expected puckering to paper. All generally fine. All are alternate cover ideas, but two are very close to the design which was ultimately used (the baby reading the book). From the Estate of Garth Williams.

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    Also include is a fine copy of a later edition of Garth Williams' Baby's First Book in the First Little Golden Book format.

    Early title of this book was "My First Book," later changed to "Baby's First Book," published by Golden Books in 1955.



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