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    Ink Drawing of an Unused Illustration of a Baby Wilbur -- Signed by Garth Williams

    Garth Williams. Ink study of Wilbur, Charlotte's Web.

    Garth Williams. Original preliminary drawing for an unused illustration in Charlotte's Web, 1952: a baby Wilbur looks up. Ink on paper. 10.875 x 8.5 inches. Signed in full by Williams at lower right. A shallow crease at lower right corner; one tiny closed tear to lower left edge, and one short closed tear to lower right edge measuring one-eighth of an inch. Else fine.

    A wonderful drawing of a baby Wilbur, in a pose that echoes Wilbur's pose on the dust jacket. From the Estate of Garth Williams.


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    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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