The Art of Animation, signed by Walt Disney
22. The Art of Animation, signed by Walt Disney and eight of Disney's "Nine Old Men".
Disney, Walt. (1901-1966) The Art of Animation: The Story of the Disney Studio Contribution to a New Art. Written by Bob Thomas. Simon and Schuster, New York, (1958). Quarto. First Edition. Illustrated paper covered boards over cloth spine lettered in red and black. Signed on the recto of the front free endpaper in black ink in broad, sweeping strokes by Walt Disney as well as eight of Disney's "Nine Old Men": Ollie Johnston (twice), Frank Thomas (twice), Les Clark, John Lounsbery, Eric Larson (twice), Ward Kimball (twice), Milt Kahl (twice), Marc Davis (twice). Additionally signed by 61 directors and animators underneath their respective photographs. Lower boards rubbed through, dust jacket shows chipping and delamination. Very Good. Housed in a custom red cloth slipcase. $2,000 – $3,000
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