Lot 89: Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)
July 30, 2013
Greenville, DE, USALive Auction
Wyeth's Mill/On The Brandywine/drawn for his friend Fairbanks/with warmest wishes/Wyeth".
The drawing, in blue ink, measures approximately 3 1/2 x 5 inches; Wyeth's title, written in shaded letters, extends about an inch below the drawing. MERYMAN, RICHARD. Andrew Wyeth. Boston: 1968.
First edition, first printing, a presentation copy from Andrew Wyeth to Douglas Fairbanks with a fine drawing in ink on the half title " with the bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Provenance: Estate of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Condition Report: The dust jacket is frayed; the half title with the drawing is lightly foxed and has several slight creases.