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    R. Crumb Sketch Book Group Of Four (Herstellung Dieter Kohler & Bernd Leberfinger, 2000). Four of Robert Crumb's six Sketchbooks (with slipcovers) are present in this great hardcover group lot. Also included are the pamphlets which provide translations into German which are often missing when these Sketchbooks surface for sale. At over 300 pages each, these books are chock full of hundreds of illustrations by the father of the underground comix movement. Some examples of the illustrations contained here are sketches of some of his well-known characters, including: Mr. Natural, Fritz the Cat, Snarf, Devil Girl, Eggs Ackley, and the Vulture Demoness, as well as drawing studies of hands and feet, a sketch of tin toy robots, a gorgeous Patti LaBelle portrait, numerous drawings of his wife "Honey Bunch" Kominsky, racist caricatures in his unique style, self-portraits, a portrait of Hitler, a nice portrait of Fantagraphics publisher Gary Groth, and of course, hundreds (if not thousands) of sketches depicting beautiful women. Additionally, there are hundreds of sketches of people from every day life, in every day settings, a few cartoon strips, and much, much, much more! It is also worth noting that the 1974 to 1978 volume has been signed by Crumb... bonus!

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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