Remember the last page of Charles M. Schulz's best-selling book Snoopy and the Red Baron? America's favorite World War I flying ace is shaking his fist at the sky as he vows, "Someday I'll get you, Red Baron!" Well, someday is here as Snoopy takes flight on another daring mission in this terrific all ages tale!!
COLLECTOR'S 1969 stated first edition, first printing hardcover book - Snoopy and His Sopwith Camel by Charles M. Schulz. Has original dust jacket with bright yellow illustration featuring Snoopy wearing helmet and goggles on doghouse. Fun illustrations on vibrant green and red pages.
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. New York Copyright, 1969, United Feature Syndicate, Inc., stated first edition, probable first printing. SBN: 030831776 on CIP page (pre-ISBN) Not ex-library. Not later printing.
Charles Schulz's Peanuts comic strip is one of the most popular and influential in the history of the medium. One of the many story lines used in the strip was when Snoopy "flies" his doghouse in aerial battle against the German ace flier the Red Baron. This book is based on that plotline throughout, a running sequence of the adventures of Snoopy in his hopeless battles against the superior foe.
Remember the last page of Charles M. Schulz's best-selling book Snoopy and the Red Baron? America's favorite World War I flying ace is shaking his fist at the sky as he vows, "Someday I'll get you, Red Baron!" Now Snoopy is up and at him again. Will he keep his vow …or will his arch enemy in the familiar Fokker Triplane triumph again? Again Mr. Schultz presents a war novelists war novel that speaks compassionately of the fears, the torments and the rages of battle and of a now legendary time when the impassioned cry was first heard across the battlefield s of Europe: “What are we all doing here? This war is madness. Curse you Red Baron!”
Hardcover, priceclipped yellow color pictorial DJ & yellow boards (design matching jacket). 64 MINT green & red pages, 5" x 7 1/2". Binding tight. Fine vintage condition. Pages fine/bright/clean/unused. Cover near fine/bright/clean/light shelfwear. DJ excellent overall/bright/mostly clean/some shelfwear.
Do not pass up this rare collection of Snoopy's adventures as a WWI flying Ace; will make a FABULOUS gift!!