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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)

    'Who said peacock pie?'

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    William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)
    'Who said peacock pie?'
    signed with initials 'W.H.R.' (lower right), and inscribed 'The song of/the Mad Prince' (lower left, under mount)
    black ink, unframed
    4½ x 3¼ in. (11.4 x 8.3 cm.)


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    Literature

    Walter de la Mare, The Song of the Mad Prince, Peacock Pie, Constable & Co., Ltd, London, 1916, p. 174.
    William Heath Robinson, My Line of Life, 1938, p. 87.