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    Walt Disney: The Art of Animation Signed Hardcover Book (Simon and Schuster, 1958) First edition with dust jacket of this classic book by Bob Thomas, produced by Sandpiper Press in conjunction with the opening of Sleeping Beauty. The book has been signed by 12 Disney animation staffers: Walt's brother Roy Disney (on the table of contents page); Ub Iwerks on page 126, about the multiplane camera; Jack Hannah; Bob Broughton; Emil Bianchi; Bill Justice; Al Bertino; Art Cruikshank; Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston; Ward Kimball (twice!); and Jack Boyd, most by their respective photos. The book is inscribed to studio employee named Virginia (also referred to as Ginny). There is a huge "Walt Disney" signature on one of the opening pages; although it looks consistent with similar verified cursive autographs from this era, it is actually from the hand of brother Roy O. Disney (1893 - 1971). In Fine condition with minor handling and slight edge wear.

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