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THIS ARMY VOL. 2: ANOTHER MAPLE LEAF ALBUM.

by Coughlin, Bing. Lt.-Col. C.W. Gilchrist, Foreword.

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Published
1945
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Good-
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First Edition
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Rome, Italy : No. 2 Canadian Public Relations Group, 1945. 63 pp, 9 1/4" H. "A portfolio of (b&w) cartoons drawn on the Italian battle front especially for The Maple Leaf, Canadian Army newspaper". As a sargeant with the 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, the 32-year-old cartoonist participated in the invasion of Sicily and served through four months of… Read more
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image of LES AVENTURES DE JO, ZETTE ET JOCKO.  LE RAYON DU MYSTERE. EPISODE 1. LE "MANITOBA" NE REPOND PLUS.  EPISODE 2. L'ERUPTION DU KARAMAKO.  2 BOOKS IN TOTAL.

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Tournai, Belgique: Casterman, 1952. Volumes 1 & 2 of "Le Rayon of Mystere" (complete), from "Les Aventures de Jo, Zette et Jocko" series by Herge (best known for his 'Tintin" series of books). 11 7/8" H, pictorial boards with red paper tape spines, 52 pp. each. Pictorial red/white/black endpapers, full colour cartoons throughout. **French text only.** The… Read more
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NZ$80.46
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THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH GIFT BOOK. IN AID OF THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH OF YORK HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN.

by Barrie, J.M.; Kipling, Rudyard; Young, Francis Brett; Chesterton, G.K.; Uncle Dick (B.J. Lamb); Blackwood, Algernon; Struther, Jan; Tourtel, Mary; Bagnold, Enid; Davies, W.H; Hilton, James; Mackenzie, Compton; Asquith, Herbert; de la Mare, Walter; et al.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1935
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935. 224 pp, 10" H. No date, but c1935. White cloth with blue lettering/decoration & silver crown and capital 'E' on spine and front board. Endpaper and title page decorations by Rex Whistler. B&w double page spread of some of the authors/artists as children, colour plates including 2 double spreads of Mickey Mouse… Read more
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image of COMICS: HOW TO MAKE COMICS / ANIMATED CARTOONS: PROBLEMS GIVEN BY LEADING STUDIOS / MODERN CARTOON.  3 BOOKS BY WALTER T. FOSTER.

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Laguna Beach / Tustin, California: Foster Art Services Three instruction booklets by Walter T. Foster, each approx. 13 3/4" H. 1. Comics: How to Make Comics - unpaginated (40 pages, not including covers) - profusely illustrated in b&w showing development of personality, layouts, materials, etc. - no date. 2. Animated Cartoons - unpaginated (40 pages, not including covers)… Read more
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image of COMBINED OPERATIONS:  MORE PICTURES FROM PUNCH BY SILLINCE.

COMBINED OPERATIONS: MORE PICTURES FROM PUNCH BY SILLINCE.

by Sillince, W.A.

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Published
1944
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Good
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London: Collins, 1944. 96 pp, 7 3/4" H. A collection of b&w cartoons, presenting a "comic commentary on war-time England". Contents: Agriculture and Fisheries; R.A.F. and C.D.; Journeys - Unnecessary and the Other Sort; The Navies - R. and M.; Science, Art and Industry; The Soldier and the Home Guard; Unclassified. Slight corner bumps and also at top… Read more
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LITTLE LULU AND HER PALS.

by Marge. (Marjorie Henderson Buell, 1904-1993.)

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Published
1939
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Good
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NZ$29.26

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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1939. Unpaginated, 8 3/8" H. "Little Lulu is the reason why thousands of people open the 'Saturday Evening Post' back end foremost - to laught at her latest antic. Sixty of these amusing cartoons, specially selected for their appeal to children are presented in this book. (N.B. Adults proceed at their own risk.) Here is Lulu,… Read more
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OFFICE HI-JINKS. A GALLERY OF FUN 'FROM 9 TO 5' BY AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR CARTOONIST.

by Hatlo, Jimmy.

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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New York: Avon, 1961. Unpaginated, 7 1/8" H. B&w cartoons. "Damon Runyone said: 'It is my opinion that Halto is one of the greatest cartoonists the newspaper business has ever produced.' Every day millions of Americans open their papers to the Halto cartoon. Now, Jimmy brings you a book full of jokes, gags, quips, digs and sly gurgles,… Read more
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image of BETTY BOOP IN SNOW-WHITE.  ASSISTED BY BIMBO AND KO KO.  ADAPTED FROM THE MAX FLEISCHER-PARAMOUNT TALKARTOON.  BIG LITTLE BOOK NO. 1119.

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Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman, 1934. 234 pp + (2) pp, 5 1/2" H. An adaptation of the Snow White story, starring Betty Boop, although it seems to roll several fairy tales into one! Inside hinge paper is spilt but hinges are holding well, pages and endpapers are browned, tiny chip at bottom edge of page leaf 97/98, binding is… Read more
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NZ$146.29
image of SCRAPPY.  COLUMBIA PICTURES AND WINKLER FILM PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS.  BIG LITTLE BOOK 1122.

SCRAPPY. COLUMBIA PICTURES AND WINKLER FILM PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS. BIG LITTLE BOOK 1122.

by Patterson, Pat, adapted by. (Hal Hode.)

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Published
1934
Condition
Good
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Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman, 1934. 283 pp, 5 1/2" H. "A Charles Mintz Production." B&w drawings. Contains: Scrappy's Circus; Scrappy's Big Adventure; Scrappy and the Black Sheep (Rimes by Hal Hode). Light browning to pages, paper at inside hinges are split - hinges are holding firmly, light to moderate edge wear, browning to edges of text block,… Read more
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WALT DISNEY'S ELMER ELEPHANT. 948

by (Walt Disney.)

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Published
1938
Condition
Good-
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NZ$73.15

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Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman, 1938. Unpaginated (12 pages including covers), 12 1/8" H. Thick stock - "Linen-like and Sewed". Colorful illustrations with text below. Mickey Mouse helps Elmer Elephant built a house, but before it is complete, the sleepy Elephant decides to take a nap in Pluto's dog house, with disastrous results. Interior - light wrinkling at… Read more
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THE WORK OF E H SHEPARD.

by Knox, Rawle, editor. (Ernest Shepard.) (Penelope Fitzgerald, H.F. Ellis, Bevis Hillier.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771045448
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NZ$36.57

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1979)., 1979. 256 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. "This volume, published to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ernest Shepard, offers the best and most characteristic of his whole range of work; it also provides a balanced appreciation of the man as artist and… Read more
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WILLIAM HEATH ROBINSON.

by Hamilton, James.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781851457199
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NZ$43.89

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London: Pavilion, 1992. 151 pp, 12 1/8" H. B&w and colour reproductions, photographs. "In this first fully illustrated monograph of William Heath Robinson's life and work, James Hamilton makes a refreshingly new exploration of the personality of this convivial family man and deeply serious artist. Through fascinating new insights, he traces the influences on his art, the… Read more
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RONALD SEARLE: A BIOGRAPHY.

by Davies, Russell. (Ronald Searle.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781856190046
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London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1990. 192 pp, 4to (11 1/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs and reproductions. "Born in 1920 in Cambridge, (Ronald Searle) became a regular contributor to the Cambridge Daily News in 1935, financed his own night-school studies in drawing and won an art-school scholarship. The war shattered the university-town idyll. In… Read more
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THE WORLD OF WILLIAM STEIG.

by Lorenz, Lee. (William Steig). (Introduction by John Updike).

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Capricorn Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781885183972
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New York: Artisan, 1998. 207 pp, 11 1/4" H x 11 1/4" D. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. "William Steig, the dean of 'New Yorker' cartoonists, began his career at the magazine in 1930. After achieving acclaim with his gang of street urchins, affectionately nicknamed the 'Small Fry', Steig branched out, exploring through his drawings the… Read more
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RUPERT: A BEAR'S LIFE.

by Perry, George. With Alfred Bestall.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Impression.
ISBN
9780907516767
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NZ$21.94

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London: Pavilion, 1986. 169 pp, 9 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. "(T)ells the story of Britain's longest-lived children's comic character, Rupert Bear. Rupert commenced his existence in the pages of the Daily Express in 1920 and for generations of Britons he has been part of childhood mythology. The central character, apart from the… Read more
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THE ART & MAKING OF MONSTER HOUSE.

by Rinzler, J.W. Foreword by Robert Zemeckis. Introduction by Gil Kenan.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781933784007
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NZ$65.83

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San Rafael, California: Insight Editions, 2006. 168 pp, 11 3/8" H, in slipcase. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, drawings, stills. The book also includes 24 trading cards in silver pouches (plus 1 Monster House cover card), "Post-it notes", fold-outs, envelopes and tipped-in items (all present). "With awesome, eye-popping art, interactive extras, and the kind of behind-the-scenes… Read more
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TEX AVERY: THE MGM YEARS, 1942-1955.

by Canemaker, John. (William Hanna, foreword, Chuck Jones, introduction).

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Capricorn Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781570362910
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Atlanta : Turner, 1996. 224 pp, 4to (13" H). Profusely illustrated in color and b&w, including fold-outs. "The career of this legendary director, who created Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Droopy, among others, spanned fifty years and took him to most of the major cartoon studios, including Walter Lantz, Warner Bros., MGM, and Hanna-Barbera. (T)his volume (is) a bright,… Read more
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ANIMALS IN MOTION.

by Muybridge, Eadweard. Edited by Lewis S. Brown.

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Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
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New York: Dover 72 pp text & b&w illustrations, followed by 182 double-page b&w plates, each with multiple images. "Here is the largest, most comprehensive selection of Muybridge's famous animals photos - more than 4000 high-speed shots of 34 different animals and birds, in 123 different types of action. Animals are shown walking, running, leaping, flying - in typical action.… Read more
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GILES - SUNDAY EXPRESS & DAILY EXPRESS CARTOONS. SEVENTEENTH SERIES.

by Giles. Introduction by Spike Milligan.

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Beaverbrook Newspapers, London, (1963). Unpaginated, oblong soft cover (7 5/8" H x 10 1/8" D). B&w cartoons of British family, political and social life. Interior - price clipped on first page, small light finger mark on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other own ership marks. Exterior - crease down rear cover, minor… Read more
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THE WAY OF THE FUSSBUDGET IS NOT EASY. PEANUTS PARADE 29.

by Schulz, Charles M.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780030056192
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New York: Henry Holt, 1986. Unpaginated, 10" H x 7" D. Profusely illustrated with b&w cartoon strips, featuring Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear, slight curvature to book.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Charles M. Schulz..
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