Profiles in History are auctioning off some original Fireball XL5 book artwork by Mel Crawford – with the auction set to take place on 9 June 2017.
Lot 390 in their upcoming Animation Auction consists of Mel Crawford original artwork for Fireball XL5 Little Golden Book Complete including the cover.
The book, originally published by Golden Press in 1964, is a Fireball XL5 TV tie-in book. The artwork was done in gouache on artist board. And the pages up for auction measure 8 x 6.5 in. to 8.5 x 7 in. Cover measures 11.5 x 9.5 in. Comes with a copy of the Little Golden Book. In fine condition. $6,000 – $8,000
The winner of the lot will also receive a print copy of the Little Golden Book.
The collection of art boards are expected to raise between $6,000 – $8,000, and bids can be made online here.