Lot #498
Walt Disney

Stunning first edition Fantasia book, signed by Disney during his visit to Buenos Aires
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Estimate: $4000+

Description

Stunning first edition Fantasia book, signed by Disney during his visit to Buenos Aires

Signed book: Walt Disney's Fantasia by Deems Taylor. First edition. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1940. Hardcover with dust jacket, 10 x 13, 158 pages. Prominently signed and inscribed on the title page in beautiful blue fountain pen, "To Robert Frazere, from Walt Disney, B.A. 1941." Autographic condition: very good to fine, with scattered light foxing to the signed page. Book condition: VG-/VG, with moderate overall foxing (primarily to board extremities and endpapers), loose hinges, fraying to spine ends and staining to spine cloth, minor nicks and creasing to dust jacket edges, and a price-clipped front jacket flap.

Disney was in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1941 as part of a South American 'goodwill tour' sponsored by the government of the United States. Following the tour, Disney produced the films Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros, which were well received by critics and audiences alike.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021





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