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    John Held Jr. Merely Margy Sunday Comic Strip Original Art dated 5-11-30 (King Features Syndicate, 1930). Nothing says "Jazz Age" quite like a John Held Jr. drawing, and this wonderful Sunday is truly scarce -- there are only a few examples of John Held Jr. comic strip original art pages known to exist! Held's depictions of flappers and turks helped define the Roaring Twenties in America. Here's a choice example of Held's comic strip, Merely Margy, from the waning days of this halcyon time. It features classic images of Margy and one of her beaus. Crafted in ink over graphite on two separate sheets of Bristol board with a combined image area of 21.75" x 20.25". The boards are lightly toned with edge/corner wear. In Very Good condition.

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    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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