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A Rudolph book illustrated by Richard Scarry? And other vintage items sold - Tom Ray's Day 2100409

Another look at some of the retro/vintage items I sold online including puzzles, an ET VHS tape and some illustrated children's books including a version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer that was illustrated by Richard Scarry.

Plus, at the end of the video, my daily autobiographical webcomic.

This is a video of my daily life since I decided to sell collectibles and pop-culture items I collect on eBay to help support my art career instead of taking on freelance work.

More vintage pop-culture items available in my eBay Store

Here are Some illustrations by Richard Scarry from the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer book.

image of vintage illustrated children's book cover
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer book cover from 1958

image of artwork from vintage illustrated children's book
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer title page

image of vintage children's book artwork

image of vintage illustrated children's book artwork

Image of vintage illustrated children's book artwork

image of vintage illustrated children's book artwork

Image of vintage illustrated children's book artwork
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa from 1958

image of illustrated children's book artwork

And of course the classic inside cover from the Simon and Schuster editions of Little Golden Books.

image of a vintage illustrated children's book back cover


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