By: Baker, George, Sergeant. Introduction by Sgt. Marion Hargrove.

Price: $50.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Very Good-

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Unpaginated, 7 1/2" H. Maroon cloth with black lettering on spine, small black illustration on front board. Price of $2.00 on bottom of dust jacket front flap. 115 b&w cartoons by George Baker who, prior to being inducted into the army in 1941, had worked for Walt Disney. "The Sack is the perfect personification of the Army's little man, the hopeless underdog who has no stripes, no glory, no friends in the orderly room, no escape from the dread terrors of red tape and higher ranks. He is the military cycle caught in a cartoon." A previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown, a 1944 Christmas gift inscription and a large soft creases on the front free endpaper, very light browning to the endpapers, light toning to the pages, light wear at the board corners, wrinkling at the bottom of the spine, slight darkening to the top of the text block. Dust jacket has a gift inscription written in ink around the edge of the front flap, soft crease down the front flap, light edge wear, some edge chips and tears - mainly at the top/bottom of the spine and flap-folds, spine colour is faded, light browning at the top edge, now protected in a removable mylar sleeve.


Author Name: Baker, George, Sergeant. Introduction by Sgt. Marion Hargrove.

Edition: Fourth printing.

Illustrator: George Baker.

Location Published: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1944

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Jacket Condition: Good-

Inscription: Not Signed

Categories: Animation, Cartoons & Comics, Humor, Military - World War II, Military - American: General, Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators

Seller ID: 30860

Keywords: american cartoonists, american soldiers, cartoons, comics, george baker, humor, mid-20th century cartooning., military cartoons, second world war, the sad sack, world war ii, yank