Author and illustrator H. A. Rey signs and inscribes one 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 from their old Waterville friend, with love! H. A. Rey July 28, 1966"" above his original drawing of his title character, Curious George, holding a squeegee and a bucket, accomplished on the verso of the front endpaper of his book, Curious George Takes a Job. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947), 47 pp., 4to. Later edition, bound in publisher's full red cloth, front board stamped in black, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket spine torn in half and worn, some toning, edge wear, and short tears to jacket, cloth spine a bit sunned, some rubbing to binding.
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 #: 60518)
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