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    George Herriman archy and mehitabel Interior Illustration Original Art (Doubleday Publ., 1927). "We had a heavy rain," explains Mehitabel the Cat to Archy the Cockroach, regarding his question of what might have happened to her litter of kittens. An ominous episode from the first anthology of Marquis' newspaper columns about a poetic bug. The classic Herriman style is irresistible in its detailed density of composition -- an added dimension beyond the artist's comics masterpiece, Krazy Kat. Ink over graphite on Bristol board, with knife-blade scratching (white highlights). Image area, 6" x 7". Marginal handling wear, overall age-toning. Very Good condition.

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