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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)

    The building problem

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    Estimate

    William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)
    The building problem
    signed 'W. Heath/Robinson' (lower left) and inscribed 'The building problem/A Cuckoo's Lament/The Cuckoo - when will these ridiculous birds build large/enough nests?' (lower middle)
    black ink and grey wash, unframed
    13¾ x 9¾ in. (34.8 x 24.7 cm.)


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    Literature

    The Bystander, vol. 65, 18 February 1920, p. 441.