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    Inscribed and Signed by the Artist

    [Art Spiegelman]. The Wild Party: The Lost Classic by Joseph Moncure March. New York: Pantheon Books, 1994.
    Comic book artist Art Spiegelman's take on March's hard boiled jazz-age classic, The Wild Party, a story about a vaudeville dancer who throws a booze- and sex-filled party. Due to its risqué nature it took several years for March to find a publisher, but once printed it was very successful despite being banned in Boston.

    First edition. Octavo. 111 pages. Dramatic black and white illustrations.

    Black embossed image of dancers over green wrappers; gray cloth spine with green lettering. A few bumps to board edges, but generally very fine. Red endpapers; inscribed and signed by Spiegelman "For the underground comix Hall of Fame," accompanied by a drawing of a bottle of alcohol sporting a skull and crossbones. Dust jacket shows faint soiling overall and slight rubbing at spine ends, but is generally very fine.


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