New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953. First paperback edition. Paperback. Quarto [25.5 cm] Illustrated wraps. Good only. The covers are mildly age-toned, rubbed and creased. Areas of the rear wrap are stained. The bottom fore edge and the bottom edge of the text block are subtly moisture stained. The paper at the spine ends is chipped, and there is a 1/4 inch closed tear in the paper at the foot of the spine. Yellowed pages. The edges of the pages are lightly damp stained, more so on the bottom edges. The corners of the pages are occasionally dog-eared. Item #31887
Walter Crawford Kelly was named Cartoonist of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society in 1952. Pogo is one of the world's most popular comic strips. At the time this was written, it was read by more than 37,000,000 persons in the United States, Canada, Mexico and several other countries.