Leyburn, North Yorkshire, UK -- Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs Sale on 18th November saw impressive results. Whilst the sale took place behind closed doors with no public viewing, online bidding facilities and extra imaging provided by Tennants helped the sale exceed the pre-sale estimate and achieve a 94% sold rate.
Leyburn, North Yorkshire, England — A small pen and ink sketch of Christopher Robin by E.H. Shepard is one of the top lots in Tennants Auctioneers’ Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs Sale on 18th November, which will be an online sale. The sketch, in which Christopher Robin faces away, is signed by the artist and is
Sotheby’s is delighted to announce the auction of arguably the most famous and evocative book illustration of the twentieth century: E.H. Shepard’s original ink drawing of Christopher Robin, Piglet and Pooh on the famous ‘poohsticks’ bridge, first published in A.A. Milne’s celebrated The House at Pooh Corner in 1928.
Having formed the frontispiece for this (and many subsequent) editions