Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover w/jacket. Vol. 3 only. Light rubbing and wear on jacket and boards. A few tiny tears on jacket. Unmarked pages. Tulsa's best used bookstore. Located on South Mingo Road since 1991. No-hassle return policy if not completely satisfied.
Hardcover. Near Fine, Dust Jacket Very Good+. Limited to 1, 200 copies. Oblong quarto, brown paper-covered boards, unpaginated. This book is in excellent condition, clean & bright with sharp corners & a tight binding. Dust Jacket has some light rub spots, a little light edgewear, two tiny closed tears on rear, now protected in a mylar cover. Limited to 1, 200 copies.
b/w Illustrations. Very Good + in Very Good jacket. This is # 49 of a limited edition of 1200. Terry and the Pirates was an action-adventure comic strip created by cartoonist Milton Caniff. Captain Joseph Patterson, editor for the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, had admired Caniff's work on the children's adventure strip Dickie Dare and hired him to create the new adventure strip, providing Caniff with the title and locale. (The precise reason behind including "the Pirates" in the title is a subject of some debate, but see Dragon Lady (etymology) for one plausible version. ) The daily strip began October 22, 1934, with the Sunday color pages beginning December 9, 1934. Initially the storylines of the daily strips and Sunday pages were different but on August 26, 1936 they merged into a single storyline. In 1946, Caniff won the first Cartoonist of the Year Award from the National Cartoonist Society for his work on Terry and the Pirates. A couple of small edge tears on jacket, otherwise in very nice condition.
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