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    Bringing Up Father Lot (Various Publishers, 1919). This lot is a gold-mine for the George McManus collector. Featured here are issues 1 thru 5, published from 1919 to 1921, which are actually the second series of McManus books (the first Bringing Up Father collection was published in 1917). Due to the success of his first book, McManus was awarded a regular ongoing series by publisher Cupples and Leon. These books are daily black and white newspaper strip reprints published earlier and reprinted in a 10" x 10" format. Book 1: VG, in nice shape with just a small amount of tape on the front cover, with slightly tan to cream pages (not brittle). Book 2: VG+, nice condition with great spine, and tan, but not brittle pages. Coloring with crayon on pages 1 and 3; Book 3: VG, is in nice condition with tan to cream pages and crayon coloring on pages 1, 3 and 4; Book 4: GD, colored on 10 pages with a small piece missing from the top right corner and slightly brittle pages; Book 5: GD/VG, has color crayon on 40 pages, square corners, nice binding and cream pages. Overstreet 2001 GD value for group = $160; FN value for group = $640.

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    March, 2002
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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