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Tricky Dick and His Pals Comical Stories by  Dr. Joseph Wortis - Signed First Edition - 1974 - from Certain Books, ABAA (SKU: 22030)

Tricky Dick and His Pals Comical Stories

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Tricky Dick and His Pals Comical Stories

by Wortis, Dr. Joseph

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York: Quadrangle New York Times Book Co., 1974. (28) pages; with pictorial endpapers at front; color illustrated throughout with funny pictures by David Arkin; inscribed & signed on the front endpaper by the author in the year of publication, "To Ingr & Dan with warm regards from Joseph Wortis 12/24/74"; this visual political satire of the former president accomplished via poetic humor and allusions to Watergate and Nixonian scandals, using as a framework the 19th century Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann's Der Struwwelpeter "Sloppy Peter" children's cautionary tales; bound in the original illustrated pictorial boards; some darkening and soil to binding; in very good condition; Dr. Joseph Wortis (1906-1995) American psychiatrist, founder of the journal Biological Psychiatry.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by David Arkin.


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Tricky Dick and His Pals Comical Stories
Wortis, Dr. Joseph
David Arkin
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First Edition
Quadrangle New York Times Book Co.
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New York
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YAM United States American Americana America Political History Politics 1970s Republican Party Dr. Joseph Wortis Tricky Dick and His Pals Comical Stories David Arkin Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann Der Struwwelpeter Signed by Author
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Certain Books, ABAA is located in Westhampton, New York, sales via the internet. We are full-time dealers in antiquarian books, maps, photographs, prints, paper ephemera and works of art, specializing in historical manuscript collections, business archives, and with a sub-specialty in Long Island historical material. Institutional inquiries are always welcome and we are pleased to offer our appraisal services and collection-building expertise. There are thousands of items presently catalogued in the Certain Books website, many of which are one-of-a-kind. Please enjoy browsing our site or use the advanced search feature when looking for a specific item -- we always input keywords as we catalogue and important aspects of our books are noted, whether they are first editions, association copies or possess something of particular collecting interest. We actively exhibit at antiquarian book & ephemera shows in the American Northeast and we buy & sell on the Internet, as well as producing occasional catalogues and lists of our materials. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, the Ephemera Society of America and the Bibliographical Society of America.Please let us know if we may be of help and we'll be happy to oblige- George Krzyminski, Proprietor of Certain Books, ABAA


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