The World of Charles AddamsThe World of Charles Addams
by Charles Addams

Dustjacket artwork and interior illustrations by Charles Addams

Limited Edition Hardcover - $20.00
Fine in fine dj; OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER

Alfred A. Knopf, October 1991; 305 pp.; 11.5" H x 11.25" W x 0.75" D

With an introduction by Wilfred Sheed, this retrospective collection of the humorous, macabre artwork of Charles Addams features black-and-white drawings and full-color covers from The New Yorker, in a selection that spans more than fifty years in Addams' career. Contains 300 cartoons and 24 color cover paintings that have appeared in New Yorker magazine.

Charles Addams was the creator of the "Addams Family" cartoons, which first appeared in The New Yorker and were the inspiration for the popular "The Addams Family" television show and movies. He has been honored with the Yale Humor Award (1954) and a Special Edgar Award for "Cartoonist of the Macabre" from the Mystery Writers of America. From 1932 until his death in 1988, CHarles Addams contributed more than 1,300 cartoons and covers to The New Yorker.

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