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Tohby Riddle

1965 – Still going strong Author photo courtesy of google images. I found this book at Berkelouw Books, Paddington, Sydney, NSW, Australia. According to Wikipedia: Tohby Riddle is an Australian creator of picture books and illustrated books … I am … Continue reading

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Charles (Chuck Waggin) Amesbury

.. Charles (Chuck Waggin) S. Amesbury 1914 – 1993 and his Light-Harted Look At The Desert T So, why is Charles Amesbury called ‘Chuck Waggin?’ Good question. My answer, is that on Cattle Drives the cook drove a wagon from … Continue reading

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Chuck Sharman (1922-1995)

I found these books, and others, at Robert’s Books, Highway 101 in Lincoln City, Oregon.           PS-check out the side parking lot, interesting things to see. Salt Chuck is supposedly derived from the Chinook language of … Continue reading

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St. Vinnie’s

More properly known as The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Just a short blog today to give a shout out to all the thrift stores around the country. I always try to check out bookstores when in other towns, … Continue reading

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BIG NATE

Lincoln Peirce October 23, 1963 – still going strong Here is a quick author bio from the book.   I don’t know if it is a coincidence, but both Peirce and Stephen King live in Maine. Wonder if one influences … Continue reading

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The New Yorker War Album

  I am not certain where I found this book, but it is a wonderful read. The cartoons obviously are contemporary to the copyright date, 1942. Some of the cartoons may not make much sense 74 years later, but basically … Continue reading

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The Best of the Rejection Collection

  I came across this book at St. Vinnie’s, here in The Dalles, Oregon. Nice selection, excellent prices. —————————————————————————————————————– There are forty-two cartoonists represented of which I chose four to profile. The book deals with the rejections from The New … Continue reading

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