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Lait, Jack, All the Funny Folks, Louis Biedermann, New York, 1926, 1926, first edition, 4to (11.5" x 9.25"), HB, green cloth boards w/ color illus front pastedown & decorative endpapers, G+ / none. Front hinge starting, edgeworn, extremities bumped, finger-soiling throughout, edges chipping on intermittent pages, front pastedown edges worn.

Subtitled: "The Wonder Tale of How the Comic-Strip Characters Live and Love Behind the Scenes". 112 pp, profuse color illustrations. A story in verse imagining the interaction of the early characters in the King Features stable: George McManus' Maggie & Jiggs et al from "Bringing Up Father" and "The Newlyweds"; Russ Westover's Tillie the Toiler and Mac; George Herriman's Krazy Kat, Ignatz & Offissa Pupp; Billy DeBeck's Barney Google; Harold Knerr's Katzenjammers; Frederick Opper's Happy Hooligan characters; Chic Young's Dumb Dora; Rube Goldberg's Boob McNutt; Tom McNamara's Shrimp Flynn; Cliff Sterrett's Polly and Her Pals; Ham Gravy and Olive Oyl from Elzie Segar's "Popeye", and many more. Very scarce.    [Book ID # 1775]


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