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    Bill Mauldin Inscribed and Signed Copy of Up Front with an Original Drawing. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1945. The well-known editorial cartoonist, famous for his characters Willie and Joe, has inscribed this book to "Uncle Doc" on the front pastedown and signed "Bill Mauldin" beneath an original blue ink drawing on the front free endpaper. 8vo, 228 pages. Illustrated throughout with his artwork depicting soldiers during the Second World War. Publisher's brown cloth over boards with Willie and Joe stamped on the front cover. Pictorial dust jacket.

    Condition: The endpapers bearing the signature and drawing is heavily, though unevenly, toned, but the toning does not affect the image or text. The edges of the pages show some toning, especially near the upper edge and margins. The hinge is cracked near the half-title page.


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