JOHN BURNINGHAM (B. 1936)
'BORKA: THE ADVENTURES OF A GOOSE WITH NO FEATHERS' ENDPAPERS
Mixed media with collage, framed, signed on label verso
42cm x 67cm (16.5in x 26.25in) Estimate £ 3,000-5,000 + fees Note: The original illustration for 'Borka: the Adventures of a Goose with no Feathers', published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1963 and John's first book for children. The book won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration. Illustrations from this book are rare as most of the originals were distributed to booksellers and subsequently lost. "The marshes that feature in 'Borka' are situated in East Anglia which I know well. My wide Helen used to live the as a child and one of my schools, Summerhill, is in East Anglia".
Sold for £8,750
(buyer's premium included)