Krazy Kat: A Novel in Five Panels

By: Cantor, Jay

Price: $250.00

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Book Condition: Near fine


Presentation copy: Signed with a personal insciption by author to Dee Cox, the granddaughter of Krazy Kat artist George Herriman: "For Dee Cox- with greatest 'admirroration' for her grandfather's genuis, and with very best wishes to all his family. Jay Cantor, Cambridge, Mass. - March 28, 1988." Octavo (21 cm), pp. 245 plus index. Black paper over cream boards, pictorial jacket. Scuff mark on lower board, with bump at top edge, else fine. A re-imagining of the Krazy Kat comic and characters, set in the 1945 southwestern U.S. desert. Includes five panels from the original comic strip, which provide the organizing structure. Herriman was a mulatto man who was able to pass for white, and subtly infused his strip with themes that reflected the challenges of his dual and secret life. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: Krazy Kat: A Novel in Five Panels

Author Name: Cantor, Jay

Categories: Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Alfred Knopf: 1988

ISBN Number: 0394550250

ISBN Number 13: 9780394550251

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23216