English artist and book illustrator – he was known especially for his illustrations of anthropomorphic characters in The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame and Winnie-the-Pooh by A. Autograph letter with handdrawn sketch signed, two pages (both sides), 5,25 x 7 inch, on Shepard`s blind-embossed letterhead, (Long Meadow, Longdown), 5.12.1933, reply letter to Betty – concerning his state of health and a Cattle show, written and signed in black ink “Ernest” and incorporating a small ink drawing of an ox within the body of the letter below the first line of the second page, with a mild horizontal letter fold – otherwise in very fine condition. Accompanied by a book (unsigned): `Fun & Fantasy – Drawings from Punch by Ernest H. Shepard`, Methuen & Co. LTD, London, 87 pages, 10 x 12,5 inch, hardcover book, with foxing and signs of wear to the spine – in nearly fine condition. I have been partially laid out with a vile cold… Mustard baths, my dear… Hot whiskey at night. I had to venture out & go to the Cattle show at Islington yesterday (for Punch) and saw a lot of fine beasts… Our Identification Number: 6027167. Satisfaction Guarantee – If you are not satisfied with the autographs you can return them within 15 days without giving reasons. We do not offer any Autopen-, Secretarial-, Stamped- or Pre-Print autographs. Certificate of Authenticy – We stand 100% behind all the signatures that we offer! You will receive each autograph with a fine certificate of authenticity with a unique identification number. This service is to our knowledge unique, as illustrated certificates only bring a proof of origin in case of emergency. All prices include VAT. We are unable to accept any foreign cheques. You will receive your order securely packaged and presented neatly within a few days. Please do a google research for “brandesautographs” 2. In our autograph advice guide we will endeavour to answer the questions that we are most often asked on the subject of autographs. Now take some time to read this sections; advice that will help you to keep long and respectful you for autographs! Take a look to our Feedback and Testimonials 5. We are in business for autographs for more than 25years and maybe have Europeans largest reference library in this field. Markus Brandes is passionate in collecting autographs and manuscripts for more than 25 years and since 1997 Markus Brandes Autographs serves worldwide the needs of clients and stands for high class authentic signatures in all areas. If you have any questions or suggestions, drop us a line as we love hearing from our customers. The item “ILLUSTRATOR Ernest Shepard autograph, handwritten letter signed & book” is in sale since Monday, August 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “brandesautographs” and is located in Kesswil. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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