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    George Herriman archy and mehitabel Illustration Original Art (Doubleday, 1927). "fell into the mincemeat at xmas." Arch the Cockroach with the reincarnated soul of a poet bemoans his fate in the poem "the wail of archy". To whit: "i with the brain of a milton fell into the mincemeat at xmas and was damned near baked in a pie." Don Marquis' wonderful and hysterical tales of Arch and Mehitabel were perfectly illustrated by the creator and artist of Krazy Kat, Mr. George Herriman. This piece was created in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 6.5" x 6". Toned and in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    19th-20th Sunday-Monday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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