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The Art of the Comic Strip by  Shirley Glubok - Signed First Edition - 1979 - from Knickerbocker Books and Biblio.com

The Art of the Comic Strip

by Glubok, Shirley

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc, 1979. 1979 First Edition, Second Printing (printing line starts with 2). NEAR FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, in blue pen on copyright page, "For Lindsay Barad, With all best wishes, Shirley Glubeck." A clean otherwise unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages fine. Orange cloth hardcover with "Pogo" illustration stamped on front cover, title stamped on spine, slightly toned along hinges, corners very lightly bumped. Jacket, featuring 'Little Orphan Annie' artwork on front, is clean and bright; front flap price-clipped, light surface and edge rubbing, small chip from rear spine fold. Binding firm, hinges tight, spine and boards straight. An entertaining, well-illustrated history of the comic strip - from Hogan's Alley to Hagar the Horrible. 10-1/4 x 10-1/4". 52 pages. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


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