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    Crockett Johnson - Barnaby Daily Comic Strip Original Art (undated). Cushlamochree! A Crockett Johnson original? Such artistic treasures seldom turn up in the marketplace, and this one's a real dandy! Barnaby stars in every panel of this daily, dated 8-7 (year unknown), and he's joined by his supernatural friends, Mr. O'Malley and Gus the Ghost. Crockett Johnson, also renowned for his children's book classic, Harold and the Purple Crayon, was one of the most creative cartoonists to ever work in the comic strip field. This daily has an image area of 21" x 5.5". The type is pasted-on, and the last panel was cut from the strip and rejoined: otherwise, the art is in Very Good condition. Crockett Johnson signed and inscribed this strip in its lower border, "To Peter Heywood Wang -- Crockett Johnson." Also included in this lot is an autographed hard back copy (sans dust jacket) of Barnaby, published by Henry Holt. The end paper was signed and inscribed, "To Peter Heywood Wang, Crockett Johnson."

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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