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Rube Goldberg : His Life and Work

Marzio, Peter C.

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ISBN 10: 0060128305 / ISBN 13: 9780060128302
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1973
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Brown cloth w/ gold gilt letters on front & spine. 322pp; 191 works illustrated. The major monograph on Goldberg. 2 small tears on back of DJ as well as minor soiling and edge wear. Previous owners inccription on fly page. DJ In a new protective BroDart mylar cover. Price NOT clipped. Clean & tight a good solid copy. International Shipping via PRIORITY MAIL ONLY. Bookseller Inventory # 000334

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Title: Rube Goldberg : His Life and Work

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Edition: First Edition

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This book is an intimate biography of one of America's greatest humorists. Best known for his fabulous cartoons, which satirized the enveloping technology of modern times, Rube Goldberg also won fame as a vaudeville actor, an author, a star of radio and TV, an editorialist, and a sculptor. For sixty-six years Rube cast a shrewd eye on people, events and social movements. While he always aimed for a laugh, his wit was often prophetic. This is the first book to explore Rube's genius. It includes 190 of his greatest cartoons and numerous selections from his lively writings, all interwoven with a lucid narrative by Peter C. Mario. While covering Rube's long and often humorous life, Marzio adds his own wit and scholarship to create a vivid portrait of one of our most original and productive comics.

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