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Johnson, Malcolm.
David Claypool Johnston. American Graphic Humorist, 1798-1865.

Worcester American Antiquarian Society: 1970.

An exhibition of the work of one of the most popular illustrators of the day. Dubbed "The American Cruikshank", Johnston had supplemented his income by acting early in his career, but by the time of "Charcoal Sketches" his work could be seen in many magazines, on sheet music, and illustrating books.

Hardcover. 7"x9", 47 pages, b/w illustrations pictorial covers, slightly soiled. Inscribed by the author.

Inventory #: 30292
Price: $ 30.00      

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