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Toad, Mole and Rat in Devon

30 April 2012Written by ATG Reporter

Wind in the Willows characters Mole, Ratty and Toad are to go under the hammer at Michael Bowman of Newton Abbot in Devon on May 5.

In the form of a 4 x 6½in (10 x 16.5cm) pen and ink drawing from 1969, the lot will also include correspondence from the artist E.H. Shepard (1879-1976) to a Mrs Shirley of Lodsworth, the Sussex village in which he lived, thanking her in particular for gifts he received on his 90th birthday. Estimate £10,000-15,000.

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