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Title   Gaiety Magazine of Humour Volume 1. Dec-May 1921-1922

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   London "Gaiety" Magazine Publishing Co 1922

Illustrator   Joseph Lee

Inscription   Signed by Artist

Seller ID   31478

8vo. Volume one, Dec 1921- May 1922. Inscribed By Artist, a very jolly full page cartoon and inscription by Lee. 572pp. Some general browning and light, sporadic foxing. Some grubbiness to eps and fore-edges. Leading edge to p161 a little ragged and small turns to some corners. Recased in original boards with spine relaid. Tape reinforcement affecting paste-downs and eps. Generally worn an rubbed with corners bumped but good and sound. Very early appearance (1922) of cartoons by Joseph Lee, when he was only 20 year old. (Ca a dozen represented here). later famous for his long-running series 'London Laughs' (later 'Smiling Through' for the London Evening News 1934-66 making him the longest running daily cartoonist in history. (British Cartoon Archive - Biographies).

Price = 85.00 GBP



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