Author and illustrator H. A. Rey signs and inscribes a first edition of his iconic Curious George books with a rare original drawing!
July 28, 1966·n.p.
by H. A. Rey
n.p., July 28, 1966. 4to. "His signature and inscription, ""To The Donovan children with love from their friend H. A. Rey July 28, 1966"" above his original drawing of his title character, Curious George, waving happily from a hospital bed, accomplished on the front endpaper of his book, Curious George Goes to the Hospital. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966), 48 pp., 4to. First Printing, bound in publisher's full yellow cloth, front board and spine lettered in red, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket spine toned and chipped, some edge wear, chipping and thumb-soiling to jacket, light rubbing to jacket.
While signed and inscribed copies of Rey's iconic children's books appear with some degree of frequency, we rarely encounter examples bearing original drawings." (Inventory #: 60521)
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