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    Oliver and Company: The More the Merrier Story Book Preliminary Illustrations by Willie Ito Group (Walt Disney/Whitman Publishing, 1988). Oliver and Company: The More the Merrier is a cute children's storybook continuation of the animated feature film. The book was illustrated by Ron Dias, who did finishes over roughs by legendary animator/cartoonist Willie Ito. Here's a complete set of Mr. Ito's preliminary rough drawings for the book. The art is spread over 12 double-page spreads with text; most of the drawings are on onionskin paper overlays (although some are on the layouts, also on onionskin). Art is in a combination of graphite, color pencils, and black marker. There are approximately 20 drawings on 15 sheets. Xerox copies of additional art are also on some of the pages; a cover mock-up page is composed of copies. A printed book, signed by Mr. Ito, is also included. Very Good overall condition. From the Willie Ito Collection.

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