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    Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty: The Sketchbook Series Limited Edition Signed Book (Walt Disney/Applewood Books, 1997). This title in Applewood's fine series of deluxe, limited edition books presents the inspiration paintings, story drawings, character designs, and animator's drawings created by the Walt Disney Studios artists in development of Sleeping Beauty (1959). The 84-page book treats every major character in the film individually, showing in art and words his or her construction, development, and personality. In addition, twelve exquisite inspirational paintings by Eyvind Earle and others for the 1959 film are reproduced in full color. This out-of-print clothbound book in slipcase was published in a numbered limited edition of 2,500, and includes a Certificate of Authenticity from the publisher. The book measures 12" x 9.5".
    This copy is signed by fourteen of the Walt Disney Studio's artists who produced Sleeping Beauty: Ollie Johnston, directing animator; Frank Thomas, directing animator; Blaine Gibson, character animator; Don Lusk, character animator; Ray Aragon, layout; Eyvind Earle, production designer, backgrounds; Frank Armitage, backgrounds; Bill Peet, story; Victor Haboush, layout; Walt Peregoy, backgrounds, Al Dempster, backgrounds; Ken Peterson, production supervisor; Mary Costa, the voice of Aurora/Briar Rose; and Marc Davis, directing animator and character designer. A Howard Lowery Certificate of Authenticity verifying the legitimacy of the signatures is included. Fine condition.

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