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While on the subject of books...
posted: April 26, 2006
Ok, last post for awhile - gotta hit the boards. Krazy Kat has been mentioned a number ot times here, so I want to share one of my personal faves..."Archy & Mehitabal" by Don Marquis,illos by Herriman. I picked it up at a second hand bookshop back when I first began drooling all over my sneakers whilst looking at Krazy Kat....fer 50 cents!!! The original copyright is 1927, my copy is 1944. It's prolifically illustrated (drawings not found elsewhere) and is a hoot to read. Kat & Ignatz are here transformed into the characters of Archy & Mehitabel. Nope, sorry, not loaning this out. You'll have to drop by the studio if you wanna spend some time with it.
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Mike April 26, 2006
Real nice find Dave. I'll have to check that out one day. When we put the addition on the house , I had to pack up all my books in my studio really fast when the work started. They are all still boxed up somewhere in the attic! One of these days I'm gonna get brave a have a search. Mike
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