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Lynching as a Community Project. [Comic Book Jackets] by  John Longneck  Joe Tightknot - 1959 - from Joseph Valles - Books (SKU: 3600)

Lynching as a Community Project. [Comic Book Jackets]

Lynching as a Community Project. [Comic Book Jackets] by  John Longneck  Joe Tightknot - 1959 - from Joseph Valles - Books (SKU: 3600)

Lynching as a Community Project. [Comic Book Jackets]

by Crawford, Roger ; Emily Worcester ; Reginald S. Leister ; "P. 'Biff' Dukes", Jack Douglas, Digger O'Dell, Davey Jones, Joe Tightknot, John Longneck

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Toledo, Ohio : Leister Game Co., Inc. ; Simon & Rooster ; Kahl Bros., c1959., 1959. Good. racially prejudiced "comic" dust jacket in exceeding poor taste, depicts false book title intended to deceive viewer into believing the book carries an unbelievable title, together with fake blurbs and a fictional biography of the imaginary author, P. "Biff Dukes--with a reference to the Smothers Brothers hit, "Tom Dooley" ; "...[T]he biggest thrill which comes to the owner of a set of these comic book jackets lies in his ability to put them on regular books and display them in rather conspicuous places in the living or recreation room before a party...High school and college students will discover these book jackets can provide them with a never-ending source of fun for fooling members of the faculty, as well as fellow students, without the danger of being expelled from the institution of learning..." ; [debatable, as this cover has a racist title that would surely result in expulsion now] ; very scarce 50s-60s ephemera showing contemporary callous feeling towards the heinous crime of lynching ; shows wear, but otherwise G

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Joseph Valles - Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
3600
Title
Lynching as a Community Project. [Comic Book Jackets]
Author
Crawford, Roger ; Emily Worcester ; Reginald S. Leister ; "P. 'Biff' Dukes", Jack Douglas, Digger O'Dell, Davey Jones, Joe Tightknot, John Longneck
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Toledo, Ohio : Leister Game Co., Inc. ; Simon & Rooster ; Kahl Bros., c1959.
Date published
1959
Keywords
comic joke gag dust jacket parody humor humour students colleges salesmen sales conversation gifts practical joking facetiae lynching black blacks negroes persecution torture cruelty pain suffering prejudice folk music
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Catalog 60 - General;

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