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    Pore Li'l Mose - His Letters to His Mammy (Grand Union Tea Co., 1902). This is the earliest known Cupples and Leon comic book, featuring Li'l Mose by R.F. Outcault, best remembered as the creator of the Yellow Kid. This 10.5" x 15" collection is considered one of the earliest comic books and is extremely rare in any condition. This large-size, 78-page book is in full color and has all the pages present and in pristine shape. The exterior condition is very good, considering its age. The front cover has tape and a one inch piece off the top and bottom, while the back cover has a large piece (1.5" x 2") missing from the top left corner which does not affect the artwork. An honest reflection of the time in which it was printed, this is a highly desirable and historical book in any grade. Condition: GD- Overstreet 2001 GD value = $1,429.

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    March, 2002
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
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