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.) 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. Sketch Book [for the film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.]
London : 1938First edition, first impression, of the first book in the Disney Sketchbook series, with sketches from Disney's first ever fully animated feature film. There was no contemporary US edition of this first book in the series, despite the film's American premier. Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 141087
(DISNEY, Walt.) 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.) Walt Disney's version of Pinocchio Based on the famous story by Collodi.
New York : 1939One of 100 copies only of the original American edition, this copy a presentation to William ("Tex") Henson on the occasion of his 20th birthday in 1944, shortly after he joined Disney as an assistant animator. The front pastedown has the gift inscription "Best wishes to Bill Henson from William S. Henson June 1944 20 Birthday", the words in square... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 44640
DISNEY, Walt. Pinocchio.
Burbank : 1940A promotional poster design for Walt Disney's Pinocchio. The film was based on Carlo Collodi's political satire for children, "The Adventures of Pinocchio" and was the second animated feature film produced by Disney, after the first animated success "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937). Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 141181
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. Baby pegasus 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 a pegasus foal from the "The Pastoral Symphony" scene. Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 141113
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.) 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. Two mice dancing from Cinderella.
Burbank : [c.1950s]Limited edition of 100. Signed on the mount in graphite pencil "Walt Disney" and further inscribed by him in green pencil crayon "To Maud Hughes, with Best Wishes". Cinderella was first released in the US as an animated movie by Disney in February 1950, this image is of Jaq and Gus dancing comes from the "Work Song" scene. Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 141108
(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.) 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." Additionally it is inscribed by Roy Disney and contains the signatures of more than 100 other people in the Walt Disney Studio, including seven of "The Nine Old Men" who were the key animators of the studio, this copy with... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 138684
DISNEY, Walt. Rabbit, Tigger, Owl and Winnie the Pooh.
Burbank : c. 1970An original painting with Disney production label below the image and marked Disneyland 149. Drawn for a child's book publication with five hand held mirrors hidden within the picture. Learn More£900.00
Stock Code: 141130
(DISNEY, Walt.) Original artwork for the Walt Disney Song Book: "Cinderella".
An original gouache illustration for the Walt Disney Song Book (1971). It features an appealing image of Cinderella getting ready for the ball, featuring several key characters and elements of the animated film, including the Fairy Godmother, the Pumpkin Coach, and the Castle. In the late 1940s Walt Disney Productions was on the brink of bankruptcy... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 133724
DISNEY, Walt. Tigger from The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.
Burbank : 1977An original celluloid painting used in the Walt Disney production of The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. With the printed Walt Disney Certified stamp lower right. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh was first released in March 1977. This film included segments from 3 previously released shorts; Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Blustery Day,... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 141126
DISNEY, Walt. Winnie the Pooh 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£850.00
Stock Code: 142067
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£500.00
Stock Code: 141131