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    Garth Williams. Large Original Drawing for an Unused Version of the Cover Art for Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1953 (a portion of which was used as an illustration in the chapter titled "Winter Evening"). Pencil on large sheet of tracing paper measuring approximately 13.5 x 16.5 inches, signed in full by Garth Williams, with his notes. A couple of closed tears to left side, one measuring approximately 4.25 inches and intruding into image area above cow's head. Also with small preliminary rough sketch of the larger drawing, of Almanzo milking the cow, beneath the words "The Happy Book"; pencil on onionskin, measuring 9.5 x 7.75 inches, initialed by Williams. Also with printed proof of the large drawing, initialed in pencil by Williams. All very good or better. From the Estate of Garth Williams.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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