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The Best of Fragments from France - Bruce Bairnsfather

Milestone, 1983, Paperback.
Condition: Very Good. Gently faded at the spine, extending onto the margins of the wraps. Text bright and tight.

2nd Edition. From the introduction: “The cartoons reproduced in this collection were originally drawn for the Bystander, a popular weekly magazine, in which they appeared each Tuesday throughout most of the Great War. Their effect on the public was totally unexpected, and so dramatic mat Bystander sales soared. The organisation, with unerring good judgement, decided it had a winner in Bairnsfather, and published the first 43 of his cartoons in an anthology. It was produced in February 1916, given the name ‘Fragments from France’ and sold for 1s. On the front cover was a coloured print of ‘The Better ‘Ole’ which soon became, and was to remain, the most loved of all Bairnsfather’s cartoons.”. In the If You Knows of a better 'ole series.

Size: 11½" x 8¼". In the If You Knows of a better 'ole series. 160 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.