REDRAWN BY REQUEST: The Great Cartoons of J.R. Williams

New York: Hanover House, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Russel Crouse. Illustrated with almost 250 by J.R. Williams. A collection of some of the best cartoons by J.R. Williams (1888-1957), whose classic depictions of laconic cowboy humor in the single panel comic "Out Our Way" ran daily in newspapers around the nation for more than 30 years. Following service in World War I with the U.S. Cavalry, Williams got married and took a steady job at a crane manufacturing company, where he started drawing cover designs for the company's catalog. "Out Our Way" appeared for the first time in 1922 and was eventually syndicated by the N.E.A. service to more than a thousand newspapers. Original black buckram binding, with yellow titles. The dust jacket is shelfworn, with a prominent scuff and two tears with related creasing to the front panel. Very Good / Good. Item #53731

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