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    Parade of Pleasure by Geoffrey Wagner Hardcover Edition (Derek Verschoyle Limited, 1954). You've no doubt seen all of those "used in POP" notations in the Overstreet Price Guide. Well, this is that infamous book, which begins its section on comics by calling them "The marijuana of the nursery!" The rest of this book, subtitled "A Study of Popular Iconography in the U.S.A.," looks at pin-ups, movies, and television. The book is much harder to find (at least on these shores) than the similar Seduction of the Innocent. The book is in VG+ condition, with slight moisture damage, and tanning from something that was stored in the book, to both front and back end pages. The dust jacket is in Fine condition, and is enclosed in transparent library-style protective plastic. Overstreet 2015 VG 4.0 value (with dust jacket) = $484. From the Philip M. Levine Collection.

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    February, 2016
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
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