Rare books and original artwork by Walt Disney, including first edition, signed first edition copies, and autograph ephemera of best-loved titles.
Encompassing classics such as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, The Night Before Christmas, Snow White, Cinderella, The Ugly Duckling, and Bambi.
DISNEY, Walt. The Night Before Christmas.
London : 1934First UK edition, first impression. A scarce publication released along side the animated Disney Silly Symphony of same title. Also published in the US the same year. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 143668
DISNEY, Walt. Director's Manual:
California : 1936A collection of 13 mimeographed manuscripts giving a fascinating insight into Disney's internal training program for the animators. The collection comprises: two lectures by Don Graham discussing general animation theory and practice; a bulletin discussing "How to Catch, Build and Maintain the Interest of the Spectator in the Picture"; character sketches... Learn More£3,850.00
Stock Code: 118414
DISNEY, Walt (prod.); BROWN, Margaret Wise. The Ugly Duckling.
Boston : 1939First edition, first printing. A fantastic group of original Disney Studio celluloids. Due to accurate representations being distorted with some license holders, Disney decided that in-house illustrators were their best option in accurate representations of their characters, which resulted in stories such as this one having its illustrations as celluloid... Learn More£5,550.00
Stock Code: 98003
DISNEY, Walt. Dancing ostrich from Fantasia.
Burbank : 1940An original celluloid painting used in the Walt Disney production of Fantasia. The animated film was first released in the US in 1940, this image is of an ostrich dancing from the "Dance of the Hours" scene. Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 141111
DISNEY, Walt (inscr.); TAYLOR, Deems. Fantasia.
New York : 1940First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Walt Disney, "To David Von Kessell sincerely Walt Disney." David was the son of Disney Imagineer, Glendra von Kessel. Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 111964
DISNEY, Walt. Pinocchio production cel of a Dutch milk maid from the"Give a Little Whistle sequence".
Burbank : 1940An original Pinocchio production cel, with an early inscription. Blue pencil signature and inscription, "To Peggy Fox, from Walt Disney," (possibly studio hand) on a brown 4.25 x 2 inch card affixed to the mat of an original production cel featuring a little Dutch milk maid, who was one of the carved characteras featured on the clock in Geppetto's workshop... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 102774
DISNEY, Walt. Bambi.
New York : 1941First edition thus, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed "To Janet with best wishes Walt Disney" on the half title. Walt Disney acquired the rights for Bambi in 1937 from a producer and director of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer after the project was deemed too difficult. Indeed, the technical challenge of rendering a realistic animation of... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 109256
DISNEY, Walt (inscr.); PALMER, H. Marion. Walt Disney's Surprise Package.
New York : 1944First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the verso of the front free endpaper in crayon to "Mimi Bonesteel, Happy Easter, Walt Disney." Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 89991
DISNEY, Walt - OUSSENKO, Alexis. Original artwork for Bambi sticker book.
Berne : [c.1950]A remarkable and unique collection of original gouache designs by illustrator Alexis Oussenko. These designs depict Disney's Bambi and were produced for a Bambi and Cinderella sticker book published as a collectible album by the Swiss chocolate company Tobler in French, German, and Italian. The 32 designs collected here are mounted in the final page... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 137327
DISNEY, Walt. Alice in Wonderland production cel and master pan production background set-up. "I warn you, child... if I lose my temper, you lose your head!"
Hollywood : 1951This image appears in the original animation of Alice in Wonderland at the 1:12:00 mark. The background is marked "2069 Seq. 12.0 Sc 8.1" in the right margin. Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 119892
DISNEY, Walt (inscr.); THOMAS, Bob. Walt Disney: the Art of Animation.
New York : 1958First edition, first printing, inscribed by Walt Disney on the verso of the front free endpaper, "To Vita Best Wishes Walt Disney", of one of the pillars of Disney bibliography and the deﬁnitive work on Disney animation to that date.
Additionally it is inscribed by Roy Disney and contains the signatures of more than 100 other people in the... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 138684
DISNEY, Walt. Tigger from Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore.
Burbank : 1983An original celluloid painting used in the Walt Disney production of Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore. With the printed Walt Disney Certified stamp lower left. This was a short film based on two chapters from the books Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner originally released in March 1983. Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 141127
DISNEY, Walt. Away We Go [Donald Duck skating from] On Ice.
Burbank : 1999An original painting of Donald Duck ice skating produced for the Walt Disney Classics Collections to be used as a design for a figurine or publicity relating to the figurine. This image was drawn after an original image from Disney's 1935 cartoon "On Ice". Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 141131