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Large Willy Wonka Photograph; Signed by Gene Wilder, Peter Ostrum, Julie Dawn Cole, Denise Nickerson, Paris Themmen, and Michael Bollner
WILDER, Gene; Peter Ostrum; Julie Dawn Cole; Denise Nickerson; Paris Themmen; and Michael Bollner (Roald Dahl).
Large photograph of Willy Wonka, the five golden ticket winners and their parents and a trio of Oompa Loompas. Boldly signed by Gene Wilder, Peter Ostrum, Julie Dawn Cole, Denise Nickerson, Paris Themmen, and Michael Bollner, with each but Wilder adding their respective character names from the 1971 film. The photograph measures 17 inches by 12 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 22.75 inches by 17.75 inches. An attractive piece.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 33098
Rare photograph of best-selling author J.K. Rowling seated at an outdoor cafe reading a copy of her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Boldly signed by her, “J.K. Rowling.” In fine condition.
Price: $850.00 Item Number: 117713
First edition of Efua Sutherland's Playtime in Africa; from the library of American photographer Marie Cosindas
London: Brown Knight & Truscott Ltd, .
First British edition of Sutherland and Bell’s classic children’s photobook. Octavo, original pictorial boards, illustrated. From the library of American photographer Marie Cosindas with a gift inscription to her on the front free endpaper. Marie Considas became best known for her evocative still life and color portraits. She was one of the first photographers to incorporate color photography into her work, which distinguished her from other photographers in the 1960s and 1970s. In 1962, Ansel Adams recommended Cosindas to Polaroid for their artist trial of their new instant-developing color film. She was the fifth woman to have a show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1966. In near fine condition.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 95105