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    The Yellow Kid in McFadden's Flats #nn (G. W. Dillingham Co., 1897) Condition: Apparent FN/VF. The first comic book (of sorts) to feature the Yellow Kid. The 196-page squarebound publication features a narrative by E. W. Townsend with reprinted black-and-white Sunday comic-strip art by R. F. Outcault. Extensive restoration includes rebuilt spine, color touch, and pieces added. This copy comes in a handsome custom-made case. Overstreet notes, "A Fair condition copy sold for $2,901 in August 2004. A restored app VF sold for $10,500 in 2005. A copy in FN+ (spine intact) and loose back cover sold for $17,000 in 2006." Overstreet lists only GD 2.0 and FN 6.0 values. Overstreet 2011 FN 6.0 value = $14,000.

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    July, 2012
    26th-28th Thursday-Saturday
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