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    Lee Elias - Original Cover Art for Black Cat Mystery #44 (Harvey, 1953). Steady yourself for the gushing impact of Lee Elias' oily illustration of a man knee deep in black gold, in this unforgettable cover from 1953. Elias adds his magic touch to this moment of revelation, with his excellent staging and luscious linework. The art measures 12.5" x 18.75" with an 11" x 15.5" image area. There is some slight aging apparent, especially evident around the bottom of the logo, but the work is in excellent condition overall. The logo at the top is replacement artwork, but all the other type is original.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2004
    2nd-3rd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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