COLLECTOR'S 1947 out-of-print first edition vintage hardcover book - Dahl's Brave New World. Fabulous black & white cartoon illustrations.
Francis W. Dahl was Boston Herald's famed cartoonist laureate known for his exceptional pen and ink cartoons about the modern man of the 1940's. These are as funny today as they were during the 1940's.
Text by Boston Herald Associate Editor Charles W. Morton. Publisher: Little, Brown & Co, Boston, Copyright, 1947, stated first edition. No isbn. Not ex-library.
Amusing look at Dahl's 'world of tomorrow' where all the inventions we have been warned about come to materialize. Cartoons categorized by themes: Children, Gadgets, Food & Drink, Automobiles, Housing, Fashions and Radio. Originated from Boston Herald, based on news items of the time announcing or predicting new developments in technology. Each chapter begins with a witty text, One to two pages followed by cartoons and text.
TITLES: Plastic Gum, In the Doghouse, The Pin-Up, The Genius, Annual Christmas Necktie Cartoon, Fashions in Husbands, The Glass Suit, To The Caves, Five Years from Now and more.
Hardcover, tan cloth boards and green illustration, 9 1/2" x 8", 127 pages. Binding tight. Pages excellent/very good/bright/clean overall. Light buckling few pp-small indentation bottom first few pp/inscription fbep/light soiling bottom copyright pp/1pp top crease. Occasional smudge-light spot/light yellowing. Cover good/shelfwear-some soiling-scuffing-bumping-light corner fraying spine ends.
Do not pass up this SCARCE gem; a must have for your collection!!