COLLECTOR'S 1968 stated first edition, first printing vintage hardcover book - Peanuts Treasury. Has original hard-to-find vibrant pictorial dustjacket, and rare $4.95 F.A.O. Schwartz price sticker on right top flap.
As the creator of Peanuts, the world's most widely read comic strip, Charles Schultz touched the hearts and funny bones of millions of people. Brilliant selection of Schultz's own favorite Peanuts cartoons assembled for the first time in a HARDBOUND book.
Publisher: Holt, Rhinehart & Winston, Copyright, October 1968, STATED first edition, first printing with line 'First Published in October 1968'. No isbn. Not ex-library.
Over 600 outstanding cartoons, bright black & white strips: Lucy - Analyst-in-Residence, Snoopy Shortstop & Flying Ace Par Excellence, Linus, Schroeder, Peppermint Patty, Sally, Frieda, Violet and Pig Pen in their most memorable confrontations with life!!
CLASSIC Cartoon Strips:
Numerous Charlie Brown cartoons playing on and managing the kids' baseball team, Lucy and her lemonade stand & psychiatric clinic, Charlie Brown trying to kick the football while Lucy holds, Snoopy Dreaming of Being the Red Baron, Halloween and the Great Pumpkin. Foreword by Johnny Hart, creator of popular B.C. strip.
Oversize hardcover, pictorial DJ, $4.95 price sticker, grey linen boards, Snoopy dancing & black titles. Black & white "Schultz" photograph back of dust wrapper. Blue endpapers, approx 260 FINE pages, 8.5" x 11.5". Binding tight. Fine vintage condition.
Pages fine/bright/clean/minimal wear. Cover near fine/bright/crisp/clean-very light top-bottom edge fading. DJ very good++overall/bright/mostly clean-shelfwear includes some yellowing-light edgewear-chipping-scuffing-few pencil marks. Back bottom 3/4" tear-chipping-crease.
Peanuts Treasury is a fitting testimony to Charles Schultz's enduring legacy and will stand for years to come as a loving tribute to one of the most influential cartoonists of all time.
This rare collector's gem is priced to sell; will make a FABULOUS gift!!