Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    An Audrey Hepburn, Mel Ferrer and Others Signed Book 'Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest,' 1958. A hardcover by W.H. Hudson with paintings and drawings by Horacio Butler, no dust jacket, a later edition, published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1943, with a bookplate reading "R. Lal Singh," signed in blue ballpoint ink on the forward page by cast members of the 1959 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film including Audrey Hepburn who added "With my sincerest thanks," Mel Ferrer who added "To Reginald Lal Singh/ who kept us close to the realm of Green Mansions / Many thanks," Tony Perkins who added "Abel / August 22, 1958," Henry Silva, Sessue Hayakawa, Estelle Hemsley, and Eddie Grainger [the director], among other now-unknown crew members; bit player/character actor Reginald Lal Singh being the one who had this book signed as he was likely in the film in an uncredited role.
    11" x 8" x 2"

    From the family of Reginald Lal Singh

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    14th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 420

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 July 21 Entertainment Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This is the most impressive book I have ever seen!
    Daniel R.,
    Rockville, MD
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,635,684