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WALT DISNEY'S ELMER ELEPHANT.  948, (Walt Disney.)
1 (Walt Disney.) WALT DISNEY'S ELMER ELEPHANT. 948
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1938 Sewed in wraps Good- 
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 top/bottom of page gutters, small dent in middle of pages, some pages with a small corner crease, 1" tear at top edge of pages - archivally taped, slight browning to page edges and in gutters. Exterior - creases at top/bottom of spine, some tears at top edge of front and rear cover - archivally taped, creases at bottom corner of front cover, 2" tear at bottom of hinge of both covers, moderate edge wear/rubbing, soiling marks and some small ink stains on covers - mainly on rear cover, small dent on front cover, some surface paper loss at top of rear cover, small dent/closed perforation on rear cover, light rubbing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
GINGER TEA MAKES FRIENDS., Barber, James.
2 Barber, James. GINGER TEA MAKES FRIENDS.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1971, first edition. 1971 0771010079 / 9780771010071 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good+ 
Page numbers (45) appear only on the left hand pages which feature the text of the recipes - the facing page, with cartoon-like drawings, illustrate the recipes in a step-by-step fashion. 6 1/4" H x 9 3/16" D. The recipes in this sooo seventies book have been produced on avocado, green and reddish-orange paper stock. "Cooking is the simplest way of saying 'I Love You'. If you can accept this fact both your love-life and your cooking will improve immeasurably. This is a book for people who cook with love and enjoyment, for people who want to leave drudgery out of the kitchen. It tells you in cartoons and words how to prepare food (maximum time for most things thirty minutes), how to eat it, and even what to do while you're waiting for it to cook. Anybody can be a good cook. 'All this idiocy that makes good food the specialty of gourmet clubs', says the author, 'is just another aspect of snobbery. Nice dishes and tablecloths are great but they are not essential. What is essential is a loose and happy approach to the stove'. You may never be called a gourmet if you follow this book, but you will get to be called a hell of a good cook." Bump at top of spine - migrates int o text block, small bump at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear and rubbing, light edge wrinkling, a few tiny/small edge tears - some with creases. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
DAYS OF VICTORY:  CANADIANS REMEMBER 1939-1945., Barris, Ted and Barris, Alex
3 Barris, Ted and Barris, Alex DAYS OF VICTORY: CANADIANS REMEMBER 1939-1945.
Macmillan, Toronto, (1995), first edition. 
304 pp., large 8vo (9 1/4"H), hard cover in dust jacket. Cartoon endpapers by Fran Dowie. B&w illustrations. ISBN 0771573014 "When VE Day finally came, it erupted with glorious celebrations, tears, and cries of victory. It was a sweet day and a bitter one for millions of people whose lives had been forever changed. This day, and long days of war that led to it, are brought to life in (this book). More than 300 Canadians tell their own stories of the Second World War - stories of cour a g e , sacrifice, tragedy, and glory. It was one of the most trying times in Canadian history, and these ordinary men and women rose to the extraordinary challenge laid before them. Their stories are celebrated here, woven into a compelling narra ti ve o f the Canadian wartime experience, bringing the past vividly to life. Here are tales from noted war correspondents Scott Young and Matthew Halton; stories of home-front rationing, shortages and endless bureaucracy; horrific memories of Buc hen wal d - and Canadian internment camps; hair-raising bomber command stories; revelations of the repatriation controversy; and hilarious accounts of wartime entertainers, including Wayne and Shuster and the crew of 'Meet The Navy'." Minor wrinkl ing at b otto m of spine; place date, and signature in ink on title page. Dust jacket has some very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
TEX AVERY:  THE MGM YEARS, 1942-1955., Canemaker, John.  (William Hanna, foreword, Chuck Jones, introduction).
4 Canemaker, John. (William Hanna, foreword, Chuck Jones, introduction). TEX AVERY: THE MGM YEARS, 1942-1955.
Turner, Atlanta, (1996), Ist edition. 
224 pp, 4to (13" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1570362912 Profusely illus 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 t ook him to most of the major cartoon studios, including Walter Lantz, Warner Bros., MGM, and Hanna-Barbera...this volume (is) a bright, beautiful work that captures the craziness and wild parody that were Avery's trademark. Original storyboa r d s , c h aracter sketches, and animation cells highlight the career of this important artist, who created sixty-five classic films and numerous unforgettable characters in his fourteen-year stint at MGM." Scattered tiny faint ink marks (from pr in ti ng p r oc es s) on contents page, light wear on bottom of boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling and minor rubbing. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
5 Evans, Ray, Jr. & Klein, Alfred M. Edited by William J. De Grouchy. (Donald W. Douglas, Colonel Clarence M. Young, William T. Brotherton, William B. Stout, J.C. Reichelderfer, Dr. C.B. Jolliffe, David C. Lilienthal.) SCIENCE IS IN THE AIR: AN INSPIRATIONAL TEXTBOOK TOLD ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY IN PICTURES.
New York Street and Smith 1947 Soft Cover Very Good - Ray Evans Jr. & Robert Powell. 
160 pp, 7 3/4" H. Contents: Introduction; The Airplane Motor; Future of the Airplane; Why an Airplane Flies; How Fast Can an Airplane Fly; How to Land an Airplane; Making Flying Safe; Flying's Latest Safety Devices; Jet Propulsion; Helicopters; Why the Flying Wing; The Flying Wing: The Story of Jack Northrup; Let's Get Back to Fundamentals; Watch the Clouds; What Do You Know About Clouds; Meteorology; The Story of the Compass; Air Maps and Their Uses; The Future of Radio; Radar; Beyond Radar; Peacetime Uses of Atomic Energy; Atomic Peace; Index. Incorporates articles by experts such as Donald W. Douglas (Douglas Aircraft), William T. Brotherton (Ryan Aeronautical) and Dr. C.B. Jolliffe (R.C.A Laboratories) with b&w cartoon-style illustrations to explain some of the science behind mid-20th century aviation. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor tiny scuff mark on fore-edge of text block, light edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ASTERIX IN SPANIEN.  GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XIV., Goscinny: text.  Zeichnungen: Uderzo.
6 Goscinny: text. Zeichnungen: Uderzo. ASTERIX IN SPANIEN. GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XIV.
Delta, Stuttgart, 1973. 
48 pp, 11 1/2" H, hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. GERMAN TEXT. Illustrated throughout with colour cartoon strips. Bump at bottom of spine, light browning on spine and rear hinge. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ASTERIX TOUR DE FRANCE.  GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND VI., Goscinny: text.  Zeichnungen: Uderzo.
7 Goscinny: text. Zeichnungen: Uderzo. ASTERIX TOUR DE FRANCE. GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND VI.
Delta, Stuttgart, 1970. 
48 pp, 11 1/2" H, hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. GERMAN TEXT. Illustrated throughout with colour cartoon strips. Minor rubbing. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
STREIT UM ASTERIX.  GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XV., Goscinny: text.  Zeichnungen: Uderzo.
8 Goscinny: text. Zeichnungen: Uderzo. STREIT UM ASTERIX. GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XV.
Delta, Stuttgart, 1973. 
48 pp, 11 1/2" H, hard cover (glazed pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. GERMAN TEXT. Illustrated throughout with colour cartoon strips. Minor bump at top/bottom of spine, very light browning on spine. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Harrold, John, Illustrator. Stories by Ian Robinson. (Rupert.) RUPERT ANNUAL NO. 59, 1994. (THE DAILY EXPRESS ANNUAL.)
Pedigree, Exeter, 1994. 
93 pp, 4to, hard cover (pictorial boards showing Rupert riding on Uncle Boris' shoulders at seaside) - no dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in color by John Harrold. 5 stories, coloring page (not colored), spot the differences page (not marked). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight bump to top corners of boards, minor rubbing, small shallow bump to bottom edge of rear board. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
OFFICE HI-JINKS.  A GALLERY OF FUN 'FROM 9 TO 5' BY AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR CARTOONIST., Hatlo, Jimmy.
10 Hatlo, Jimmy. OFFICE HI-JINKS. A GALLERY OF FUN 'FROM 9 TO 5' BY AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR CARTOONIST.
New York Avon 1961 Mass Market Paperback Very Good Jimmy Hatlo. 
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, as he opens the doors of the office." Interior - light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, small faint stamp mark on top of text block, afew tiny rub marks at bottom corner of front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
11 Hoag, Harold W., editor-in-chief. THE HYA YAKA. DECEMBER, 1918. VOL. XVII, NO. 5.
Students of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Toronto, 1918. 
i-iv, 147-184, v-x pp, (approx 48 pages), 9 1/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Vintage advertising, b&w photos, cartoon. Contents: Fractures of the Mandible; Notes on Operative Dentistry and Dental Pathology; Dental Students Raise Big Sum For Research Work; Dental Treatment of Canadian Soldiers; Editorials; Items of Professional Interest; My "Willmott" Spoon; Athletics, etc. Interior - very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light staining to front cover, rubbing to rear cover. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
IN SEARCH OF THE BETTER 'OLE:  THE LIFE, THE WORKS AND THE COLLECTABLES OF BRUCE BAIRNSFATHER., Holt, Tonie and Holt, Valmai.  (Bruce Bairnsfather.)
12 Holt, Tonie and Holt, Valmai. (Bruce Bairnsfather.) IN SEARCH OF THE BETTER 'OLE: THE LIFE, THE WORKS AND THE COLLECTABLES OF BRUCE BAIRNSFATHER.
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Toronto, (1985), Ist ed. 
255 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard over in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and reproductions. "Bruce Bairnsfather created the best-known cartoon character of the First World War - 'Old Bill' and he drew what many consider to be the most enduring cartoon of all time - the 'Better 'Ole'." This is the story of Bairnsfather's life and times and of the auxiliary industries spawned by 'Old Bill' and his mates - movies, toys, ceramics, aircraft nose art, etc., etc. Small bump at bottom corner of front board, light wrinkling at bottom of spine, a few tiny dints on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, minor edge wear, very light rubbing. VG/VG 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
A CARTOON HISTORY OF THE MONARCHY., Jones, Michael Wynn.
13 Jones, Michael Wynn. A CARTOON HISTORY OF THE MONARCHY.
London Macmillan 1978 0333198050 / 9780333198056 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
207 pp, 4to (11 1/8" H). B&w illustrations. "There have been few more consistent, or more satisfying, targets for cartoonists over the centuries than Royalty - above all in Britain where for over three hundred years our reigning monarchs have been satirised or flattered, ridiculed or glorified in the public print. (This book) sets out to document this continuing confrontation between the establishment and the caricaturists, from the reign of Elizabeth I to the present day. Political crises, religious schisms, national scandals and passing indiscretions all kindled the fires of contemporary cartoonists' inspiration: Charles I and Parliament, Popish plots and Jacobite invasions, Hanoverian mistresses, the excesses of the Regency, William IV and reform, Victoria and her ministers, Edward VII and his escapades, the Abdication crisis. Here too are the foreigners' views of our kings and queens and royal relatives, and generations of royal courtships and coronations, pomp and patronage seen through the eyes of some of Britain's greatest cartoonists. The work of Gillray, Rowlandson, Cruikshank, Tenniel, May, Beerbohm, Giles, Trog, and many others is testament to freedom of expression in this country and gives a fascinating perspective on the chequered careers of our rulers." Previous owner's initials, place and date in ink on free front endpaper; two tiny soiling marks on free front endpaper; light wear on bottom of boards; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE POGO CANDIDATURE:  A CARTOON STORY FOR NEW CHILDREN.  A POGO BOOK., Kelly, Walt and Kelly, Selby.
14 Kelly, Walt and Kelly, Selby. THE POGO CANDIDATURE: A CARTOON STORY FOR NEW CHILDREN. A POGO BOOK.
Sheed Andrews and McMeel, Kansas City, (1976). 
96 pp, 8vo, soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w cartoons. "...a classic civics-class lesson on the process of American politics." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light browning, minor edge wear, tin y closed tear with crease on fore edge of front cover, small bump on bottom of text block/rear cover (effects approx. page 60 to end of book), spine is flat with very faint crease. Very Good- 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
RUPERT:  A BEAR'S LIFE., Perry, George.  With Alfred Bestall.
15 Perry, George. With Alfred Bestall. RUPERT: A BEAR'S LIFE.
London Pavilion 1986 0907516769 / 9780907516767 Second Impression. Soft Cover Very Good Alfred Bestall / Mary Tourtel. 
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 small bear himself, is the late Alfred Bestall, who drew Rupert daily for thirty years. He was interviewed at length, and gave the book his full co-operation. The book assesses Rupert's popularity and includes full descriptions of the associated enterprises, the fan clubs, the annuals, the book reprints, the merchandising and his appearances on television, in the cinema as an animation, and even the notorious piracy in the underground paper, Oz. The evocative illustrations include not only familiar images of Rupert, but also material never before published from the archives of the Daily Express." Interior - gift inscription in ink on inside of front cover, small soft crease at top corner of first two pages, otherwise clean & tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - faint crease down spine, small crease at top corner of front cover, laminate is loose at top of front hinge area, some small faint rub marks on edges of text block and at bottom of rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE WAY OF THE FUSSBUDGET IS NOT EASY.  PEANUTS PARADE 29., Schulz, Charles M.
16 Schulz, Charles M. THE WAY OF THE FUSSBUDGET IS NOT EASY. PEANUTS PARADE 29.
Henry Holt, New York, 1986, first printing. 
Unpaginated, 10" H x 7" D, soft cover. ISBN 0030056195 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 - moinor edge wear, slig ht curvature to book. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BETTY BOOP IN SNOW-WHITE.  ASSISTED BY BIMBO AND KO KO.  ADAPTED FROM THE MAX FLEISCHER-PARAMOUNT TALKARTOON.  BIG LITTLE BOOK NO. 1119., West, Wallace.
17 West, Wallace. BETTY BOOP IN SNOW-WHITE. ASSISTED BY BIMBO AND KO KO. ADAPTED FROM THE MAX FLEISCHER-PARAMOUNT TALKARTOON. BIG LITTLE BOOK NO. 1119.
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1934 Hard Cover Fair 
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 tight, old tape across top of spine/hinges, moderate edge wear, small ink smudge on front board, light soiling, a few tiny scuffs/rubbing, very small slight corner bumps. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
AIRCRAFT NOSE ART: 80 YEARS OF AVIATION ARTWORK., Wood, J.P.
18 Wood, J.P. AIRCRAFT NOSE ART: 80 YEARS OF AVIATION ARTWORK.
Crescent, Avenel, New Jersey, 1992. 
144 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0517069520 Profusely illustrated with over 250 colour photographs. "Ever since men first went to war in airplanes, they have decorated their aircraft with their own highly unique art form. (This book) surveys the 80-year history of this unofficial artwork, from World War I to the Gulf War. The author, himself once a combat pilot, examines the origins of this art, how it was developed over time, and how it boosts the morale of those facing the daily stress of battle. The superb illustrations survey nose art's many themes, from fierce animals to cartoon characters, from female caricatures to complex science fiction scenes." Tiny dints on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has very light wear at top of spine, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing, archivally taped 2" tear on rear panel. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
 


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