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.) Walt Disney's version of Pinocchio.
New York : 1939Number 71 of 100 copies only of the original American edition, signed by Walt Disney on the title page and by the animators Fred Moore, Ward Kimball, Paul J. Smith, Al Parke, John Hurley, Ed Penner, Norm Ferguson and Ted Sears.
Al Parke has also inscribed on the front free endpaper: "This book was produced to establish interstate traffic and use... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 138683
(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 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.) 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.) 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.) 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