LOT 052 £300/400 (11:31AM)

Watercolour artwork, proofs, layout, manuscripts, etc., in two boxes and folders, for various Walker Books publications illustrated by Barbara Firth, also a quantity of unused drawing paper, etc.; sketches and watercolours by Barbara Firth include of Jack the Dog (one in pencil titled and signed), also in envelopes inscribed for 'Waldo', 'Lady L', 'Grump', 'Escapes', two signed illustrations including in watercolour and pencil, a girl with a dog, and in pencil, a family with a toboggan and dog ('We Love Them'), and a signed cover illustration of animals (a dog, parrots, rabbit, tortoise, mouse), dated 1984 (approximately 35 loose sheets of drawings/watercolours) [lower and middle silver-plate shelves]

LOT 054 £250/350 (11:31AM)

Barbara Firth. Watercolour and pencil sketches, mostly artwork for Walker Books children's books in the Little Bear series (approximately 24 loose sheets) [silver-plate shelves]

LOT 055 £200/300 (11:31AM)

Barbara Firth. Folios of watercolour artwork, much stamped for Walker Books, including 'A Walk through the Seasons', 'Geology', 'The Herb Book', 'The Spiders', 'Coyote', 'At the Edge of the Forest', etc., a collection of exquisite small artwork and apparently related larger watercolours, and a framed watercolour of moths and butterflies in a meadow (quantity) [table opposite collectors' shelves]

LOT 056 £150/250 (11:33AM)

Barbara Firth. Original published watercolour artwork for 'Well Done, Little Bear' (Walker Books, 1999), comprising: front and back cover illustrations; pp. 4-5; pp. 10-11; pp. 14-15; pp. 20-21; pp. 22-23; pp. 24-25; pp. 30-31 (largest 35 x 51 cm) (9 sheets), and a signed letter of authenticity from the publishers [silver-plate shelves]

LOT 057 £250/350 (11:33AM)

Barbara Firth. Original published watercolour artwork for 'Sleep Tight, Little Bear' (Walker Books, 2005), comprising: cover illustration; p. 1; p. 3; pp. 4-5; pp. 6-7; pp. 10-11; pp. 12-13; pp. 14-15; pp. 16-17; pp. 18-19; pp. 20-21; pp. 22-23; pp. 24-25; pp. 26-27; pp. 30-31; p. 32 (smallest 23 x 20 cm, largest 35 x 52 cm) (16 sheets), and a signed letter of authenticity from the publishers [silver-plate shelves]