Jones, Chuck: William the Backwards Skunk. Signed Compliments Slip from Chuck Jones Laid In. New York; Crown Publishers, Inc. 1986; First Edition This first edition copy of William the Backwards Skunk was presented by Chuck Jones to fellow animator, Richard Purdum , and has Jones's compliments slip laid in, complete with his rare signature. Hardcover in unclipped dustjacket which is clean with spine faded to light blue, and minor rubbing to spine tips.
Laminated boards are square, sharp and bright with spine tips a little bumped. Contents clean, without inscriptions or other markings. In a career spanning over 60 years, Jones made more than 300 animated films, winning three Oscars as director and in 1996 an honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement.
During the Golden Age of animation Jones helped bring to life many of Warner Bros. Most famous characters - Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig. The list of characters he created himself includes Road Runner, Wile E.
Coyote, Marvin Martian, Pepe le Pew, Michigan J. He also produced, directed and wrote the screenplays for'Dr. Seuss','How the Grinch Stole Christmas', and the feature-length film'The Phantom Tollbooth'. In addition, Jones was a prolific artist whose work has been exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide. A rare opportunity to acquire a Chuck Jones autograph along with a first edition of his only children's book.
The item "SIGNED COMPLIMENTS SLIP CHUCK JONES AUTOGRAPH 1st Ed WILLIAM THE BACKWARDS SKUNK" is in sale since Monday, March 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Autographs\Uncertified Originals\Film". The seller is "bathandwestbooks" and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped worldwide.