Sale 11BP01 | Lot 281

NEILL, JOHN R. Grasped railing in ice

Catalogue: Books, Photographs & Prints

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Lot 281
NEILL, JOHN R. Grasped railing in ice.
. Original pen-and-ink drawing with white, circa 1940, for The Wonder City of Oz, printed on p. 47. 8 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches (22 x 25.5 cm). Titled in pencil and with the printer's penciled notations, pencil notations on verso. Original pinholes; Together with Front of Closet Door. Original pen-and-ink drawing of Number Nine for The Wonder City of Oz, circa 1940, printed on p.58. 8 1/2 x 11 inches (22 x 28.5 cm).
As with other drawings in this story, the first drawing of Number Nine reaching for a railing was altered to conform to the edited text in Chapter 4, and the frozen railing whitened out as per the instructions on the sheet. The second drawing, originally intended for a dropped chapter, was placed in Chapter Five.
Provenance:
Gifted to Fred M. Meyer by Frank J. O'Donnell of the Reilly & Lee Company


Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Sold for $1,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Sold for $1,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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