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    Tibor Gergely - Little Golden Book #25 The Taxi That Hurried Cover Illustration Original Art, Group of 3 (Simon and Schuster, 1946). Tibor Gergely detailed his lighthearted cover for the Taxi That Hurried in gouache on paper. The image area for this cover measures 7" x 8.5". Also included in the lot are the original art illustrations for pages nine and fourteen of the yarn. These works each have an image area of approximately 5" x 7". All of the art is in Very Good condition. As a bonus, the lot also includes several film transparencies, a color photoprint of an illustration, a photocopy of Lucy Sprague Mitchell's script, a photocopy of the entire Little Golden Book, and a diskette. The Taxi That Hurried was Gergely's third Little Golden Book assignment. From the Random House Archives.

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    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
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