By: Campbell, E. Simms
Price: $3,000.00 USD
Philadelphia, David McKay Company: 1943
Inscription: Signed By 11 Cartoonists and Other Celebrities
Seller ID: 013237
Binding: Hard Cover
Original red, white and blue paper covered boards with cartoon of a soldier and his lady on the front. Paper on spine has come away from spine at front gutter, but is still present. Hand soil. This book was written by the first openly black cartoonist to be syndicated in white newspapers in the U.S. We believe that this important piece of comic strip history was given as a gift to cartoonist C.D. Russell (who was identified as an influence on Campbell in his obituary) and his bride (?), Mary, in 1945. The blank pages in the front and back of the book have been signed along with sketches b... View More...