April 2023 Catalogue

B a u m a n R a r e B o o k s A p r i l 2 0 2 3 14 Wonderful Inscribed Copy Of Walt Disney’s Bambi 11. DISNEY, Walt. Walt Disney’s Bambi, Adapted from the Novel by Felix Salten. New York, 1941. Slim folio, original pictorial paper boards, dust jacket, custom half morocco clamshell box. $19,500. First edition of this Disney classic, containing the removable “Bambi Gallery” of four removable plates still intact, inscribed with Disney’s usual flourishes: “To Matthew Marvin, With Best Wishes, Walt Disney.” Walt Disney’s adaptation of Salten’s classic tale, illustrated throughout with 14 full-page color images from the film and 54 in-text half-tone cartoons. Book very good, with interior generally fine and expert repairs to inner hinges and spine. Dust jacket near-fine, with wear and a few closed tears to extremities. A wonderful copy, most desirable inscribed in Disney’s artistic hand.