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    Thomas Nast: Four-Page Autograph Letter with Hand-Drawn Sketches. 5" x 10" bifolium lettersheet [8" x 10" unfolded], New York, July 27, 1879, written by the noted caricaturist to his young son Tommy. Signed "... from your affectionate father & mother". The letter incorporates sketches of Nast spraying water on a crying girl, a baby spilling a jug of milk to the consternation of its mother, Nast watching his daughter dance at a concert and riding a hobby horse. A very charming missive. "You ought to have been here to-night to help Papa with watering the garden. Baby tried to help him, but your naughty father would squirt the water on her, and she got frightened and thought it was rain." Matted, double-glazed and framed to an overall size of 14.5" x 12.5".

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    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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