What’s the Value of a Ludwig Bemelmans Signature, Autograph or Inscription?

We collected a sample of 7 auction results for books containing Ludwig Bemelmans's signature from 1 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $60 and the highest overall price realized was $840. The average price was $416 and the median price was $156. There were 3 auctions (42%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 1 auctions (14%) exceeding the high estimates, and 3 auctions (42%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auction results are highly dependent upon condition, rarity, edition, provenance, year of publication, publisher, and many other factors. Your book’s value will vary.

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Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Description Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
PBA11/02/2017Bemelmans, LudwigFather, Dear FatherNew YorkViking Press...of 151 copies. Signed and with an original color drawing by...1953$200-$300$780 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/09/2017Bemelmans, LudwigTwo signed and limited editions by Ludwig Bemelmans, one with an original color drawingNew YorkThe Viking Press...on an easel, signed by Bemelmans in ink, as issued; plus...1941 & 1945$300-$500$420 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA08/05/2010Bemelmans, LudwigMadeline and the Bad HatNew YorkViking Press1956$300-$500$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA08/20/2009Bemelmans, LudwigFather, Dear FatherNew YorkViking Press...of 151 copies. Signed and with an original drawing by Bemelmans...1953$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/18/2009Bemelmans, LudwigNow I Lay Me Down to SleepNew YorkViking...copies. First Edition. Signed on limitation statement by Bemelmans....1943$100-$150$60 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA12/11/2008Bemelmans, LudwigMadeline and the Bad Hat.New YorkViking Press1956$800-$1200$840 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA07/12/2007Bemelmans, LudwigThe Golden BasketNew YorkThe Viking Press...jacket. First Edition. Signed by Bemelmans on the half-title. Whimsical tale...1936$400-$700$330 PBA Copies for Sale