Lot 3 of 354:
The Adventures of Willie Green, 1915  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Adventures of Willie Green
Author:
Brown, Harris
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
Frank M. Action Co.
Date:
[1915]
Description:

[52] pp. Illustrated throughout with comic art by Harris Brown. (Oblong 4to)  22x40 cm (8½x16") original stiff wrappers printed in red and green, cloth tape spine. First Edition.

Very scarce collection of Harris Brown's long running comic series, originally appearing in the Philadelphia Record. No holdings are currently listed at OCLC. "For over eight years I have presented to the readers of the Philadelphia Sunday Record, 'The Misadventures of Willie Green.' During that time so many requests have come to print them in book form, that I have selected fifty of the best adventures for this book."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear, soiling and some staining to wrapper, chips and small tears to edges, vertical crease to front wrap, chip to top corner of front wrap and first four leaves; small closed tear at page edge running through volume, toning, some staining to handful of leaves at front; overall very good, the graphics of the comics themselves not affected by the damage described.
 
Item number:
279742a
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