With 9 original pencil and one original watercolor illustrations by Milton R. Gitsche. 1 vols. Various sizes
by (Foxhunting) Van Urk, J. Blan
N.p., 1942. With 9 original pencil and one original watercolor illustrations by Milton R. Gitsche. 1 vols. Various sizes. Overall very good to fine. Large custom cloth folding box with morocco label. With 9 original pencil and one original watercolor illustrations by Milton R. Gitsche. 1 vols. Various sizes. J. Blan Van Urk, author of The Story of American Foxhunting and other scholarly books on the sport, had a lighter side, which is expressed in his delightful children's book, Little Charlie, The Fox. Included in this collection are the author's heavily corrected carbon typescript, plus six other copies; ten original illustrations (plus photostats) and three original promotional concepts in red and black pencil on tissue; six Christmas cards featuring Little Charlie, plus two others; and an early TV storyboard for Philco featuring Little Charlie, along with a file of business correspondence regarding the commercial use of the Little Charlie character, which gives this fascinating archive a unique appeal. Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 384 (Inventory #: 261111)
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