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Archives and Special Collections: Saidie Scudder Archival and Book Collection

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The Saidie Scudder Archival and Book Collection - Finding Aid of Illustrators' Pre-publications

The Sadie Scudder Archival and Book Collection was donated in 1988 by Saidie E. Scudder (1907-2001) and her older sister Hazel L., who died in 1990. Their parents, P. Halstead and Sarah Townsend Scudder, were descendants of an historical Quaker family line on Long Island, New York. The sisters were also active Quakers who in their later years were responsible for providing funding for the restoration of the old Quaker meeting house in Matinecock that had been destroyed by fire. They lived in Glen Cove, New York and were active gardeners, sharing classes in their greenhouse, as well as engaging in community projects. In their final years, they lived in Mill Neck, New York.

The collection is from their inheritance in 1984 from the estate of a long-time friend Dorothy Marie Bryan, who was the children's book editor at Dodd, Mead & Company. The collection contains pre-publication illustrations and a variety of materials created by well known children's author-illustrators in the American Juvenile Collection's time period.

Jarron L. Jewell, curator and finding aid

The Illustrators

Adrienne Adams
Paul Browvn
Mildred Cloete
William Pène Du Bois
Susan Foster
Don Freeman
Clifford Geary
Louis S. Glanzman
Dana S. Green
Dorothy Ivens
Isamé Kashiwagi
Ruth King
Paul Lantz
Barbara Latham
Garry MacKenzie
Cathal O'Toole
Taylor Oughton
Margaret Platt
Willy Pogany
Claude Ponsot
Christine Price
Edward Shenton
Lee Townsend
Hugh Troy
Lynd Ward
Jack Weaver
Leonard Weisgard
Kurt Wiese

 

See also: Highlighting Selected Authors/Illustrators Associated with the Saidie Scudder Archival Collection

Adams, Adrienne, illus. (1906- )

The Fairy Doll  by Rumer Godden. New York: The Viking Press, 1956

  • 2-color illustrated published book pages.
    Dedication Page; Colored illustration on reverse
    Page 36; Colored illustration on reverse
    Page 51 with headpiece illustration; Colored illustration on reverse
    Torn page with top half illustration followed by four lines of text; text on reverse
  • 2 Mailing labels from Viking Press, Inc., New York
    "Illustration from THE FAIRY DOLL"
    "Please return to Jr. Publicity"

Brown, Paul, illus. (1893-1958)

Pre-publication illustration of a pencil drawing of horse's head. Signed by illustrator

  • 6" x 10 1/2"
    On board.


Adventures in the West  by Alice R. Colver. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1941.

  • Pre-publication pencil and 2-color paint illustration of front dust jacket
    On artist's paper.


Army Mule  by Fairfax Downey. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1945

  • Pre-publication pen and pencil illustration
    "Chap1 Mule Wig wag"
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    "Chap2 Mule"


Circus School  by Paul Brown. New York: Charles Scribner and Sons, 1947.

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    "Chap VI 6 "
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    8" x 11"
    (Horse and baby elephant)
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    8" x 11"
    (Horse and elephant)
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    8" x 11"
    (Horse and two foals)
    On artist's paper.


Dog of War  by Fairfax Downey. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1943.

  • Pre-publication pencil illustration
    8" x 11 1/2"
    "Chap. 5"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pencil illustration
    8" x 11 1/2"
    "Chap. 7"
    On artist's paper.


Jezebel the Jeep  by Fairfax Downey. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1943.

  • Pre-publication paint illustration
    Front dust jacket
    On artist's paper.


Mike of Company D  by Don Aspden. New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1939

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    8 1/4" x 10 3/4"
    (Two horses looking over the fence).
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    8 1/4" x 10 3/4"
    (Young man between two horses)
    On artist's paper. "Open Championship", September, 1937
    9" x 12" Printed Magazine Program of the annual United States Polo Association in 1937. pp. 1-68.
    Event held at the Meadow Brook Club, Westbury, Long Island
  • "Chucker Chatter" by Paul Brown, [Page ] 28
    Double-Page printed spread with 11 b/w illustrations and text found in


Pam's Paradise Ranch: A Story of Hawaii  by Armine von Tempski. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1940.

  • Pre-publication two-color illustration
    "__ to be used as decoration on fly leaf or title page or what have You"
    Artist's paper on board. Paul Brown Calendar, 1946. Signed. (653/1000)
  • Limited edition page includes pencil illustration of a horse's head with inscription "To Dorothy [Bryan] Happy Birthday Paul '45" Includes 12 signed pencil calendar illustrations each signed and dated '45. Each monthly illustration represents a different sport.
    Copyright and published by Brooks Brothers, 1946
    11" x 13 1/2", dark green board, front cover illustration, red ribbon ties


Plow Penny Mystery  by Lavinia R. Davis. Garden City, Long Island: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1942.

  • Pre-publication pencil illustration
    15" x 11"
    On artist's paper "The Social Spectator" , July 18, 1930
  • Double-page spread with nine b/w illustrations of horse jumping [competition], each with text includes imprint of Paul Brown's signature and date, July 12, 1930
    "At the Southampton Riding and Hunt Club, Last Saturday ..."
    pp. 22 - 23
  • Lithograph with torn upper right corner
    7" x 5"
    [Horse and rider fall at jumping competition]


War Horse  by Fairfax Downey. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1942.

  • 4 Pre-publication pencil illustrations
    8 1/4" x 11"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pencil illustration
    11" x 11 3/4"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pencil illustration
    Signed by illustrator.
    12" x 16 1/2"
    On artist's paper.


The Wild Horse Roundup: Collection of Stories by Western Writer's of America , edited by James Kjelgaard. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company,1957.

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Slightly torn on left side.
    16 1/2" x 10 3/4"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    8 1/2" X 11"
    [two men standing beside two horses)
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    8 1/2" x 11"
    [young girl petting a baby steer]
  • Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc Letterhead
    with marker notation "Sketches by Paul Brown"

Cloete, Mildred, illus. (n.d.)

All Those Buckles  by Eva R. Gaggin. New York: The Viking Press, 1945

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    with 2 color separation overlays, one red and one ?
    p. 55
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Title page
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    6 1/4" 3 7/8"
    P. 13
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    p. 24
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    P. 100
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    P. 105
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    P. 129
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    P. 141
    On board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    (Man with two children)
    On board
  • 2 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    PP. 43 and 221
    On board
  • 2 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    3 7/8" x 6 1/4"
    PP. 77 and 171
    On board
  • 12 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    Varying small dimensions, example size: 2 1/2" x 3"
    PP. 5, 47, 58, 64, 79, 83, 109, 117, 145, 175, 215 and one unnumbered
    On board

Du Bois, William Pène, illus. (1916-1993)

Lion  by William Pene Du Bois. New York: The Viking Press, 1956.

  • Pre-publication double-sided printed page
    Illustration with incomplete typeface.
    "3" and "Out" notations.
    Reverse Side: Illustrated pre-title page with "LION"
    includes illustration of polar bear and 3-color crocodile.
    Water damage.
  • Pre-publication double-sided printed page
    Illustration with incomplete typeface. Includes "4"
    Reverse Side: 3-color printed page of back dust jacket with
    photo of William Pene Du Bois
    Water damage.
  • Torn mailing label from The Viking Press, Inc New York
    With "10" written over "XXXXX"
    "Please return to Junior Publicity"
  • Torn mailing label from The Viking Press, New York
    "Please return to Junior Publicity"


Giant Otto  by William Pene Du Bois. New York: The Viking Press, 1936

  • Pre-publication red painted cell

Foster, Susan, illus. (n.d.)

Family Sabbatical  by Carol R. Brink. New York: The Viking Press, 1956

  • Pre-publication water color illustration of front dust jacket
    illustrator's home address written on back in pencil
    On artist paper mounted on board.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 1.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 1.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chaper 7.
    On artist's paper.
    Water damage.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 19.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    On artist's paper.

Freeman, Don, illus. (1908-1978)

Beady Bear  by Don Freeman. New York: The Viking Press, 1954.

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 8
    On board.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    9" x 11" 
    End Papers. Signed
    On board.
    Slightly water damaged.
  • 2 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations with black paint
    On board.
    Slightly water damaged.

Geary, Clifford, illus. (1916- )

Borrowed Boots  by Rita Puttcamp. New York: The Viking Press, 1956.

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustrated mock-up
    Illustration on artist's board. Includes pasted lettering of title, author, illustrator, publisher and date.
  • Pre-publication 4-color painting of front and spine dust jacket
    On Board
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration of front dust jacket
    labeled "dark blue"
    With 2 attached color separation overlays, one labeled "red", one labeled "yellow"
    On board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Chapter 1. [2 Horseback riders]
    On board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Chapter 2. [Group of men]
    On board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Chapter 3. [Horseback rider in front of store]
    Chapter 4. [Family scene at table]
    Two illustrations on board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Chapter 5. [Lassoed horseback rider]
    Chapter 6. [Two figures in river]
    Two illustrations on board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Chapter 7. [Three charging horseback riders]
    Chapter 8. [A hold-up]
    Chapter 9. [The telling of a story]
    Three illustrations on board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Chapter 10. [Possible confrontation?]
    Chapter 11. [Horseback rider and stagecoach]
    Two illustrations on board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Chapter 12. [Two men with chest of coins]
    Chapter 13. []A departure]
    Chapter 14. [Three men talking]
    Three illustrations on board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Chapter 15. [Silhouette of man walking]
    Chapter 18. [Silhouette of horseback riders crossing a river]
    Two illustrations on board.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Chapter 16. [Young man in tree observing rifleman below]
    Chapter 17. [Officer and troops on horseback]
    Two illustrations on board.

Glanzman, Louis S., illus. (1922- )

Pippi Longstocking  by Astrid Lindgren. New York: The Viking Press, 1950

  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Chaper 3, p. 47
    Full Page Drawing on board
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Chaper 6, p. 77
    Full Page Drawing on board

Green, Dana S., illus. (n.d.)

The Squirrel That Remembered  by Dana S. Green. New York: The Viking Press, 1951

  • Pre-publication black paint illustration of front dust jacket with pasted lettering for spine.
    Includes 2-color separation overlays, one in blue and one in red.
    Artist's paper on board.
  • 34 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    for pp. 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 23, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 41, 42, 43, 48, 51, 53, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63
    On artist's paper.
  • 2 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    for p. 62
    On artist's paper.

Ivens, Dorothy, illus. (n.d.)

Bozy and All The Children  by Dorothy Ivens. New York: The Viking Press, 1957.

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Title and THE END 
    Block print illustration on board
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    THE END  surrounded by pen and ink animal illustration
    On artist's paper
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Printed dedication page, includes pen and ink illustration
    Page 3.
    On board.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    Page 28 and 29. On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    Page 30 & 31.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    End Papers.
    On artist's paper

Kashiwagi, Isamé., illus. (1925- )

Dream Gold  by Davis S. Unwin. New York: The Viking Press, 1952.

  • Pre-publication b/w lithograph
    Chapter 4
  • Pre-publication b/w lithograph
    131/4 x12 1/4
    Chapter 5.
  • Pre-publication b/w lithograph
    Chapter 8, Bottom.
  • Pre-publication b/w lithograph
    Chapter 9, Bottom .
  • Pre-publication b/w lithograph
    (Man stranded on rocks)
  • Pre-publication b/w lithograph
    (Building in stormy sea)
  • Pre-publication b/w lithograph
    (Figure standing on caboose of moving train)

King, Ruth, illus. (n.d.)

Allison's Girl  by Theodore A. Harper. Signed by author. New York: The Viking Press, 1936

  • Pre-publication pencil and ink illustration with black paint lettering for title page
    9" x 10 1/4"
    On board.
  • Pre-publication pencil and ink illustrations
    8 - 3" x 3" portraits of the characters for double-page frontispiece
    1 - 3" x 3" illustration of a tree for front hard cover
    On board.

Lantz, Paul, illus. (1908-2000)

Dinah and Virginia  by Priscilla Hallowell. New York: The Viking Press, 1956

  • Pre-publication B/W Lithograph
  • Torn Mailing Label from The Viking Press, New York
    Indicates an "Illustration from DINAH AND VIRGINIA"
    [by Priscilla Hallowell]

Latham, Barbara, illus. (1896-1989)

The Flying Horseshoe  Ranch by Stella Sanders. New York: The Viking Press, 1955

  • Pre-publication b/w cells
    pp. 2, 3, 10, 11, 13, 15, 19, 23, 24, 28, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 40, 41, 45, 47, 49, 50, 55, 56, 57, 61, 63, 65, 66, 67, 70, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 79, 81, 83, 87, 88 and End pages.

MacKenzie, Garry, illus. (1921- )

The Heir to Christmas  by Patricia Gordon. New York: The Viking Press, 1953

  • Two pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Notation of pages 36 & 37
  • Torn mailing label from The Viking Press, Inc New York
    Pages 36 & 37
    "Original illustrations by Garry MacKenzie for The Heir to Christmas  written by Patricia Gordon"
    "Please return to Elizabeth W. Minot"
  • Two pre-publication b/w illustrations
    Pages 38 & 39
  • Torn mailing label from The Viking Press, Inc New York
    Pages 38 & 39
    "Original illustrations by Garry MacKenzie for The Heir to Christmas  written by Patricia Gordon"
    "Please return to Elizabeth W. Minot"


Mr. Flip Flop  by Helen Garrett. New York: The Viking Press, 1948

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    "6-7", 11" x 15"
    On artist paper.
  • Torn mailing label from The Viking Press, Inc New York
    Pages 6-7
    "Original illustrations by Garry MacKenzie for MR. FLIP FLOP by Helen Garrett"
    "c/o Elizabeth"
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Page 11, 7 1/4" x 11"
    MR. FLIP FLOP by Helen Garrett
    On artist paper.
  • Mailing label from The Viking Press, Inc New York
    Page 11
    "Original illustration by Garry MacKenzie for MR. FLIP FLOP by Helen Garrett"
    "Please return to Viking Press c/o Elizabeth W. Minot"
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    26-27, 11" x 15"
    On artist paper on board.
  • Mailing label from The Viking Press, Inc New York
    Pages 26 -27
    "Original illustrations by Garry MacKenzie for MR. FLIP FLOP by Helen Garrett"
    "Please return to Viking Press c/o Elizabeth W. Minot"

O'Toole, Cathal, illus. (1904-1991)

Old Con and Patrick  by Ruth Sawyer. New York: The Viking Press, 1946

  • Four pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    1 [p 19], 2 [p 24], 4 [p 58], 5 [p 68]
    On board.
  • Mailing label from The Viking Press. Inc., New York
    P. Top 58-68. Bottom 24-19
    "Original drawing by Cathal O'Toole for OLD CON AND PATRICK  by Ruth Sawyer"
    "Please return to Sybil Jacobsen"
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    6 [p 78]
    On board.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    7 [p 138]
    On board.
  • Mailing label from The Viking Press. Inc., New York
    P. 78, 138, TITLEpage
    "Original drawing by Cathal O'Toole for OLD CON AND PATRICK by Ruth Sawyer"
    "Please return to Sybil Jacobsen"

Oughton, Taylor, illus. (1925- )

Cowboy Charlie, 4-H Champ  by Charles M. Martin. New York: The Viking Press, 1953

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    with attached blue overlay for front dust jacket
    10" x 12"
    On artist board.
  • Mailing label from The Viking Press. Inc., New York
    "Jacket"
    "Original illustration by Taylor Oughton for COW BOY CHARLIE, 4-H CHAMP written by Charles M. Martin"
    "Please return to The Viking Press c/o Elizabeth W. Minot"

Platt, Margaret, illus. (n.d.)

The Year Without A Summer  by Ethel Parton. New York: The Viking Press, 1945

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    End papers. 12" x 19 1/2"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    10 3/4" x 9"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 3. Page 43.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 6. Page 113.
    On artist's paper
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 7. Page 137.
    On artist's paper
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 10.
    On artist's paper
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 11. Page 234.
    On artist's paper
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Chapter 12.
    On artist's paper
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    4 1/4" x 5 3/8"
    On artist's paper
  • Torn mailing label from Viking Press, Inc., New York
    Jacket
    "Original drawing by Margaret Platt from The Year Without A Summer  by Ethel Parton."
    "Please return to Sybil Jacobsen the Viking Press
  • Torn mailing label from Viking Press, Inc., New York
    "Please return p. 43"
    "Original drawing by Margaret Platt from The Year Without A Summer  by Ethel Parton."
  • Torn mailing label from Viking Press, Inc., New York
    "Please return p. 113"
    "Original drawing by Margaret Platt from The Year Without A Summer  by Ethel Parton."
  • Torn mailing label from Viking Press, Inc., New York
    "Please return p. 263"
    "Original drawing by Margaret Platt from The Year Without A Summer  by Ethel Parton."
  • Torn mailing label from Viking Press, Inc., New York
    End paper
    "Original drawing by Margaret Platt from The Year Without A Summer  by Ethel Parton."
    "Please return to Sybil Jacobsen the Viking Press"

Pogany, Willy, illus. (1882-1955)

Tisza Tales  by Rosika Schwimmer. Signed by author. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, (1941)

  • Pre-publication decorative color painting. Signed by illustrator.
    5 1/2" x 7 1/2"
    page 104. " 'Not bread I am carrying but roses'"
    On artist's paper
  • Pre-publication decorative color painting. Signed by illustrator.
    5 1/2" x 7 1/2"
    page 80. "'Angyal Bandi rode away'"
    Artist's paper on board

Ponsot, Claude, illus. (n.d.)

Toto's Triumph  by Claire Huchet Bishop. New York: The Viking Press, 1957

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Front and Spine Dusk Jacket with pasted lettering of title, author, and illustrator.
    Pink label on back date 10/11/58. Includes publishing instructions.
    On artist's board.
  • Pre-publication 3-color painted illustration for
    front dust jacket.
    Typed notation on label: "Original jacket design from TOTO'S TRIUMPH"
    Label on back: The Viking Press, Inc., "original jacket art TOTO'S TRIUMPH please insure ret to Jr. Publicity."
    On artist's board.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Includes 2-color separation overlays, one green and one red.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint of symbols
    Attached tissue paper with publishing instructions
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    3 1/2" x 6"
    Chapter 1
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 2"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 3"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 4"
    On artist's paper.
  • Two pre-publication pen and ink spot illustrations with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 4" and "Chapter 5"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 5"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 6"
    [illustrator of figure on street]
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 6"
    [illustrator of figure in winter street scene]
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 7"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 8"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Chapter 9"
    [adult and child standing on sidewalk by a wall]
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "End of Chapter 9"
    [Gen D'arme standing near a church]
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Epilogue"
    [Two women talking]
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Epilogue"
    [Family eating cake]
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Attached tissue paper stating "Tail Piece"
    [Abbé Pierre]
    On artist's paper.

Price, Christine, illus. (1928-1980)

Run Away Home  by Elinor Lyon. New York: The Viking Press, 1953

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint for
    front dust jacket and spine. Includes one color separation overlay in green.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 2
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 3
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 4
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 6
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 7
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 9
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 12
    On artist's paper.
  • Torn remnant notation for Chapter 1.
    Illustration missing.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Chapter 12
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    Endpapers
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    5" x 6"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    7" x 7"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration with black paint
    4 3/4" x 5 1/2"
    On artist's paper.
    Water damage.
  • Torn mailing label from Viking Press, Inc., New York
    states "unused jacket sketch and page 79.
    "Original illustration by Christine Price for RUN AWAY HOME
    written by Elinor Lyon. "Please return to the Viking Press, c/o Elizabeth W. Minot

Shenton, Edward, illus. (1895-1977)

Seek the Dark Gold: a story of the Scots fur trader's  by Jo Evalin Lundy. Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, (ca. 1950)

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    Full page illustration
    Frontispiece .
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink - 1965 illustration
    Chapter 1.
    On artist's paper.

Townsend, Lee. (1895-1965)

The Gentling of Jonathan  by Louise S. Rankin. New York: The Viking Press, 1950

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration. Signed.
    Chapter 4
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration. Signed.
    3/4 page with text. "Don't let me hear you bragging to the other kids at the home ... ."
    Chapter 5.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration. Initialed.
    1/2 page illustration
    Chapter 6.
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration. Signed.
    Full page illustration
    On artist's paper.

Troy, Hugh, illus. (1906-1964)

The Enchanted Schoolhouse  by Ruth Sawyer. New York: The Viking Press, 1956

  • Pre-publication matted b/w illustration.
    Full page illustration
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication matted b/w illustration.
    1/2 page illustration
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration.
    Full page illustration
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration.
    1/2 page illustration
    On artist's paper.
  • Illustrated Page from the published book
    1/2 page illustration
    Chapter 3.
    On artist's paper.
  • Illustrated Page from the published book
    1/4 page illustration
    Chapter 3.
    On artist's paper.

Ward, Lynd, illus. (1905-1985)

Fog Magic  by Julia L. Sauer. New York: The Viking Press, 1943

  • Pre-publication colored mock-up of front cover dust jacket

Weaver, Jack, illus. (1925- )

Mister O'Hara  by Jack Weaver. New York: The Viking Press, 1953. Published as Mr. O'Hara  by Jack Weaver

  • 35 pre-publication pen and ink illustrations of varying sizes.
    One example illustration has a steaming bowl of soup labeled "Afganistin" with notation "spelling error ok"
    On artist's paper.
  • 11 pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    Each is noted as follows:
    1. Heading Chaper 3 p35
    2. Heading Chapter 4 "The Plunge"
    3. Heading Chapter 5 "Geography and Limericks" p. 69
    4. Heading Chapter 6 "GRAND NATIONAL LIMERICK CONTEST"
    5. Heading Chapter 7 "NONNY AND DIZZY"
    6. Heading Chapter 8 "BUCKINGHAM PALACE"
    7. Heading Chapter 9 "WHO GOT HOW MANY?"
    8. Heading Chapter 10 p. 128
    9. Heading Chapter 11 p. 149
    10. P. 152
    11. Heading Chapter 12 "AFTERWARDS"
  • Torn mailing label from Viking Press
    indicates 29 pages of original illustrations for MISTER O'HARA written and illustrated by JA [Jack Weaver]
    "Please return to the Viking Press, c/o Elizabeth W. Minot
  • 2 pre-publication pen and ink illustrations
    5" x 7"
    Map showing journey from "RIGAMAROLL" to "BUCKINGHAM PALACE"
    On artist's paper
  • Large color separation overlay for seven illustrations

Weisgard, Leonard, illus. (1916-2000)

Giving Away  Suzanne by Lois Duncan. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1963

  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    On artist's board

Wiese, Kurt, illus. (1887-1974)

Beggars of Dreams  by Mary B. Hollister. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., 1940

  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Page 18 between lines 26 & 27
    On artist's paper.
    Contains possible Dorothy Bryan signature on back.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Beggars of Dreams  by Mary B. Hollister
    Page 55 between lines 14 & 15
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Chapter III
    On artist's paper
    Contains possible Dorothy Bryan signature on back.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Chapter XVI. Page 171. "Escape was impossible"
    On artist's paper
    Contains possible Dorothy Bryan signature on back.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Chapter I
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Page 21. Line 25. "You've heard of the Mini Fairies haven't you?"
    Artist's paper on board
    Purchased at "Grand Central Artists' Materials, Inc. 55 Vandebilt Avenue, New York, N. Y."
  • Pre-publication b/w illustration
    Page 133. Line 16. "They shrank back in their corner against the wall"
    Artist's paper on Board.
    Purchased at "Grand Central Artists' Materials, Inc. 55 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, N. Y."


Kee-Kee and Company  by Mary B. Hollister. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., 1938

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration of End Papers
    "14 x 10 1/4"
    Signed by illustrator. "K. Wiese"
    On artist's paper.
    Archival framing 2008.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    P 93.
    Artist's paper on board.
    Contains possible Dorothy Bryan signature on back.


Royal Red  by Jack O'Brien Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1951.

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    13" x 8 1/2"
    "Torn Between Loyalties". Chaper VII. [Page 16].
    Artist's paper on board.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration
    13" x 8 1/2"
    "A Fight For Survival". Chaper XV. [Page 5].
    Artist's paper on board.


The Magic Firecrackers  by Mitchell Dawson. New York: The Viking Press, 1949.

  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration of End Papers
    14" x 18 1/2"
    On artist's paper.
  • Pre-publication pen, ink and graphite illustration
    of front cover dust jacket and spine.
    12" x15"
    Illustration on artist's board. Includes pasted lettering of titles and author. Includes two illustrated overlays.
  • 20 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations in varying sizes.
    On artist's paper.
    1. "Binding Stamp"
    2. "Decoration for the title page"
    3. "A spot for frontis matter"
    4. "A spot for frontis matter"
    5. "Tail piece. P. iii"
    6. "Tail piece. P. 9"
    7. "Tail piece. Page 14"
    8. Page 19. "There were coolies everywhere."
    9. Page 29. They were too busy hauling in bass."
    10. "Tail piece. Page 31"
    11. "Tail piece. Page 56"
    12. "Tail piece. Page 70"
    13. P. 103 "Come on out of there Bulge said"
    14. "Tail piece. P. 116"
    15. "P. 124"
    16. P 147. "They could not get a word out of the coolies."
    17. P 161. "Without cracking a smile they presented arms."
    18. "Tail piece. P. 165"
    19. "Tail piece. P.168"
    20. "Tail piece. 173"


Way Down Cellar  by Strong, Philip D. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1942

  • 19 Pre-publication pen and ink illustrations in varying sizes with pages containing two or more sketches.
    On artist's paper.
    PP. 1, 5, 29, 32, 43, 50, 59, 81, 83, 85, 88, 91, 101, 107, 115, 134 144, 149.
  • Pre-publication pen and ink illustration of End Papers
    10" x 14"
    On artist's paper.

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