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The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics

Blackbeard, Bill (editor); Williams, Martin (editor)

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ISBN 10: 0810916126 / ISBN 13: 9780810916128
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press & Abrams, Washington, 1977
Condition: near fine(+) Soft cover
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Black folio; 336 p, b&w illlus ; 36 cm. Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States. || Contents: Struwwelpeter, Pagliacci, and Puss and Boots : folklore figures in the early Sunday comic strip, 1896-1916 -- Mr. Caudle, Sherlock Holmes, and the Artless dodger / popular images in the early daily comic strip, 1907-1925 -- Old cunning stagers : Long-lived stars of the comic strip's second two decades, 1916-1936 -- Sunny Toonerville and the darkling world : anecdote and narrative in the daily comic strip, 1917-1933 -- Popeye, the Skipper, and the abyss of space and time : anecdote and narrative in the Sunday comic strip, 1930-1941 -- Shadow shapes in moving rows : extended narrative in the daily and Sunday comic strip, 1928-1943 -- Cats, dogs, possums, counts, and others : a comics miscellany, 1928-1950 -- Little people, wise guys, and witches : the return of the funnies. Light crease to spine, extremely little wear to spine head & foot, few faint marks to spine, else near fine(+). First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Bookseller Inventory # 80632

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Title: The Smithsonian collection of newspaper ...

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press & Abrams, Washington

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:near fine(+)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Selected comic treasures from American newspaper pages from 1896 to the 1970s display a range of graphic experimentation and imaginative storytelling

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