LARGE ARCHIVE OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH MANY ORIGINAL DRAWINGS all to fellow artist ARTHUR BENTLEY CONNOR

1902 - 1927. Documents. Superb collection of 16 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED (ALSs) (55 pages) and 5 AUTOGRAPH POSTCARDS SIGNED (APSs) by the illustrator of Winnie-the-Pooh including 18 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS, SIGNED with his familiar name "Kip" or "Kipper," dated from 1902 to 1927. Much on art and other artists as well as work habits and family matters. Shepard describes a fishing expedition where he almost caught a porpoise. In one of the last letters he describes the building of his new home. The drawings are of various scenes and include an elaborate one of a locomotive as well as several self-portraits. An exceptional collection of letters and drawings in Very Good to Fine condition. Item #014076

Price: $15,000.00