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A small archive (or perhaps ìarchiveî) of printed stag humor, largely cartoons (with one piece of original art).
N. p., ca. 1940s? Generally with old folds and some soiling from frequent handling, as though passed around by hand or extracted from pockets at a lodge meeting; in good to very good condition overall.. 26 pieces, generally single leaves, ranging from approx. 1.88 x 3.5 inches to 10.75 x 8.25 inches. The raw materials for a budding Gerson Legman, a substantial sampling of mid-century tabooóa rough catalog of subject groupings found here include obsessions with womenís breasts (three examples), inappropriate sexual contact or misconduct (four, of which two are alcohol-related), scatological themes (two), castration anxiety (threeóone rabbinical), inappropriate behavior on the part of Santa Claus (three), male potency (two, not counting one included in the Santa Claus category previous), plus various examples of tasteless wit partaking in general of innuendo to some degree of any of the subjects noted above, etc. One piece (ìTypes of Girls in the Powder Roomî) with the faint violet ink stamp for Hartmanís Y Service Station in Norwalk, Ohio at the head of the page, suggesting the expected audience for this material.
      [Bookseller: Garrett Scott, Bookseller (ABAA)]
Last Found On: 2017-10-12           Check availability:      Biblio    

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