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Frank Jacobs
Lyle Stuart, 1972. Condition: Like New. Absolute Mint and Unread Condition. Signed First/First. No flaws. See listing and pictures for more details. From MAD Magazine... The Mad World of William M. Gaines by Frank Jacobs Personally Signed by William Gaines Copyright 1972 by Lyle Stuart, Inc. First Edition: First Printing A very scarce title in any condition, this Signed First Edition: First Printing is in Absolute Fine and Unread condition, which is remarkable for a book of its age. The front and back covers of the book itself are both in Perfect condition and the dustjacket (not price-clipped, still showing the original retail price of $7.95) shows hardly any wear at all! The dust jacket has been placed in a mylar protective cover for added protection. It is personally signed by William Gaines "Mad-ly Yours" on the title page. The binding is tight and is square without spine lean. The pages are white, crisp, and clean, and there is absolutely no writing (stamps or otherwise) in this book. This book is very elusive and copies of this scarce book go quickly. This book is getting harder and harder to find, so now is the time to act. Hopefully you can add this book to your collection and enjoy it in the years to come... Relive Mad's Glory Years with a comedic look at the founder of America's irreverant magazine for all generations."I learned more about writing from Mad magazine than would be seemly to admit, and Frank Jacobs was my favorite writer in its stable, so it's no surprise his bio of the Great and Powerful Gaines was an instant classic to me. But it's the world beyo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Zeds Books (zedsbooks) [Springfield, Virginia, United States]
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