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Weaver, Robert (ed.), Mordecai Richler (on Jules Feiffer and Fredric Wertham), Michael Ondaatje, Margaret Atwood, Carlos Fuentes, George Woodcock, et al.

Published by Toronto: The Tamarack Review (1967)

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About this Item: Toronto: The Tamarack Review, 1967. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st edition. VG. 8vo, 108pp, printed wrappers. Includes an 11-page review essay on Jules Feiffer's "The Great Comic Book Heroes" by Mordecai Richler (includes discussion of Fredric Wertham and several extracts from "Seduction of the Innocent"); plus the early poem "Paris" (5pp) by Michael Ondaatje and writing by Margaret Atwood et al. Unmarked copy, light cover rubbing. Not Signed. Seller Inventory # M1463

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Wertham, Fredric

Published by Main Road Books 1999-03-19 (1999)

ISBN 10: 159683000X ISBN 13: 9781596830004

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About this Item: Main Road Books 1999-03-19, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Books is in new condition. Seller Inventory # DS-159683000X-11

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Fredric Wertham

Published by Main Road Books

ISBN 10: 159683000X ISBN 13: 9781596830004

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About this Item: Main Road Books. Hardback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781596830004

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Seduction of the Innocent: Fredric Wertham

Fredric Wertham

Published by Amereon Ltd.

ISBN 10: 159683000X ISBN 13: 9781596830004

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About this Item: Amereon Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: Good. FIRST EDITION, 1955, LONDON MUSEUM PRESS. Seller Inventory # 1217055354

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WERTHAM, FREDRIC

Published by Museum Press 1955 (1955)

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From: Hard to Find Books NZ (Internet) Ltd. (Dunedin, OTAGO, New Zealand)

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About this Item: Museum Press 1955, 1955. First UK edition, octavo, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, x + 397pp, illus, VG (bruising to spine extrems, v slight spotting to boards, fading & staining to eps, foxing to page edges) in VG- d/w (foxing to interior, heavy creasing to rear fold-in flap, heavy bruising to spine extrems, 6cm tatty tear to rear fold, browning, pen mark to rear). Seller Inventory # 1i49/30

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Wertham, Fredric

Published by Rinehart, New York (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart, New York, 1954. hardcover. Condition: Fair. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP101637882

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Wertham, Fredric M.D.

Published by Rhinehart and Company, U S A (1954)

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About this Item: Rhinehart and Company, U S A, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. text and pages are clean and unmarked, binding tight, no dust jacket, cover shows wear with rubbing on edges, corners and spine, illustrated. Seller Inventory # EW1712

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Wertham, Fredric

Published by Museum Press, London (1955)

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About this Item: Museum Press, London, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First U.K. Edition. The results of a seven year investigation into the effects of comic books on America's youth. This important study, by a psychiatrist, brought to attention the gross nature of American "horror comics" (especially crime and detective comic books), and questioned their effect their youthful readers. Creasing and rubbing to top corners of boards. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 041890

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Wertham, Fredric

Published by Kennikat Press [1972], Port Washington, NY (1972)

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About this Item: Kennikat Press [1972], Port Washington, NY, 1972. Second Edition. VG- (minus) , bottom corner front board cloth slightly rubbed and torn, bottom edge pages smudged, fore-edge pages (near top edge) also smudged, front and rear boards rubbed and spotted, front board has a thin red streak, however pages are still clean and bright. Overall a tight solid copy. ; 8vo, black cloth, 400pp. , bibliographical note. Scarce second edition. Illustrated with a few comic book examples. Seller Inventory # 3914

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WERTHAM, Fredric.

Published by Rinehart & Co., Inc., [1954]., New York: (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart & Co., Inc., [1954]., New York:, 1954. 8vo. x, 397, [1] pp. Numerous plates. Half-black cloth over gray boards, silver & red lettering (slight shelfwear), w/ d.j. (slight chipping head & foot of spine, minor edgewear, minor sunning to spine), still NF/VG- copy, w/ former ownership signature on ffep. First edition, 2nd printing, of this famous and much maligned work intended to warn parents against the dangers of violence and sex in the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror pulps and comic books of the 1940's and 1950's. This printing was censored before publication and printed without the last leaf of bibliography. Seller Inventory # 46570

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Seduction of the Innocent: Wertham, Fredric

Wertham, Fredric

Published by Rinehart & Co., NY (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart & Co., NY, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: NF. 1st Edition. First edition, second state with the two page bibliography excised fro m the rear. Quarter bound in black cloth and gray boards. 8vo size, 39 7pp. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. The book has tiny ru bs to the corners of the boards. Mild dust soiling along the boards' u pper and lower margins. The interior is fine, clean, bright and unmark ed. The dust jacket has rubs and frays to the corners and spine tips. 1 1/2" crease at the lower rear spine seam. Dust soiling to the spine and panels. Seller Inventory # 74725

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Fredric Wertham

Published by Rinehart & Co., Inc. (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart & Co., Inc., 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. First Edition. EX-LIB; ex-library with usual stamps, stickers and markings; bibliography removed; scuffed at rear pastedown from removal of stamp card. Good. In Good unclipped dust jacket; dust jacket is moderately worn with creases and open tears along edges; soiling; tanning; brown tape repairs at inner folds and protected with a brodart cover. Used. Light browning to pages. Binding is sound. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore. Seller Inventory # mon0000356218

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SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT: WERTHAM,FREDRIC M.D.

WERTHAM,FREDRIC M.D.

Published by Rinehart & Co., Inc, New York (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart & Co., Inc, New York, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition with the circled R on the copy right page. "The influence of comic books on today's youth" Seduction of the Innocent is a book by American psychiatrist Fredric Wertham, published in 1954, that warned that comic books were a negative form of popular literature and a serious cause of juvenile delinquency. The first printing contained a bibliography listing the comic book publishers cited, but fears of lawsuits compelled the publisher to tear the bibliography page from any copies available, so copies with an intact bibliography are rare. This copy has a photo copy of these 2 pages laid in. A very good clean copy in VG dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 004836

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Seduction of the Innocent: Wertham, M.D., Fredric

Wertham, M.D., Fredric

Published by Rinehart & Company, New York (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart & Company, New York, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition; First Printing. A second state copy with the Bibliographical Note listed on the Contents page excised. Old dampstaining to the front panel, and two small abrasions to the rear board. A closed tear to the rear fold. Fading to the spine. Publisher's price of $4.00 on the front flap. The culmination of the psychiatrist's notorious research that equated comic books with juvenile delinquency. ; 397 pages. Seller Inventory # 22286

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WERTHAM,FREDRIC M.D.

Published by rinehart & company (1954)

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About this Item: rinehart & company, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. HARDBACK BOOK IN NEAR FINE CONDITION,UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET IS VERY GOOD-PLUS [$4.00],SPINE FADED. Seller Inventory # 306958

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Fredric Wertham

Published by Kennikat Press (1972)

ISBN 10: 0804615543 ISBN 13: 9780804615549

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About this Item: Kennikat Press, 1972. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0804615543

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Seduction of the Innocent: Wertham, Fredric

Wertham, Fredric

Published by Rinehart & Co., New York (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart & Co., New York, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: very good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. First Edition. 1954 pioneering work by American psychiatrist Fredric Wertham, that warned that comic books were a negative form of popular literature and a serious cause of juvenile delinquency. This is the first printing with publisher's circled "R" colophon on the copyright page, first state with the "Bibliograpical Note", which was cut out by the publisher before shipping. Dust jacket is in very good condition with some wear and browning to the edges, soiling to the back of the dust jacket mostly and the spine is sunned. The dust jacket is not clipped ($4.00) and pages are free of tears or markings. First issue protected in mylar. book. Seller Inventory # 274402

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Wertham, Fredric

Published by Rinehart & Co; NY; 397 pp.; DJ; F-/G; 1954/nd/Colophon (1954)

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About this Item: Rinehart & Co; NY; 397 pp.; DJ; F-/G; 1954/nd/Colophon, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. _____ The true first edition of the most influential and best known anti-comic book item ever published._____ This first printing has the publisher's circled "R" colophon on the copyright page._____ It is omitted from later printings. _____ This first state of the first printing includes the concluding "Bibliograpical Note", which is a 2 page list of comic publishers._____ Fearing lawsuits from those listed, this leaf was cut out from most copies of the first printing before shipping._____ It._____would be omitted entirely from subsequent printings. _____ Wertham examines the pre-code comics and the effects their violent and sexual imagery were purportedly having on children. _____ Illustrated with provocative black & white examples, with Wertham's negative commentary. _____ This first printing has the publisher's circled "R" colophon on the copyright page._____ It is omitted from later printings. _____ This first state of the first printing includes the concluding "Bibliography", which is a 2 page list of comic publishers._____ Fearing lawsuits from those listed, this leaf was cut out from most copies of the first printing before shipping._____ It would be omitted entirely from subsequent printings. _____ The jacket is not price clipped but has light soiling and chipping to the spine ends. _____ More seriously, the jacket has a couple of tears to the lower front panel with ugly creases connecting them. _____. Seller Inventory # R-43956

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Fredric Wertham

Published by Main Road Books Inc. 1996-09 (1996)

ISBN 10: 0848816579 ISBN 13: 9780848816575

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About this Item: Main Road Books Inc. 1996-09, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 0848816579. Seller Inventory # 582188

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