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George Lowther Superman Book, Signed 1st Ed. w/ Drawing

George Lowther Superman Book, Signed 1st Ed. w/ Drawing

Item Description:

"Books are a uniquely portable magic." - Stephen King

George Lowther's "The Adventures of Superman" is the first Superman novel. This first edition copy has an original illustration of co-creator Joe Shuster's vision of the character on the flyleaf, beneath Shuster's and Jimmy Siegel's signatures and personal dedication. Book is housed in a custom box.

Condition:

overall very good, dust jacket with more significant wear/tears/staining (see photos), pages with minor handling wear and discoloration, slight spine lean/weakness and fraying, little to no wear to box, wear consistent with age and light use

Medium:

American; paper, cloth, graphite, colored pencil

Signature:

signed (see Additional Information), marking(s); 1942

Provenance:

Lot is accompanied by the certificate and purchase receipt issued by Bauman Rare Books, New York, New York dated 11.6.2009. Provenance: Bauman Rare Books, New York, New York | Russeck Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.

Dimensions:

book: 9.25"h, 6.5"w, 1.5"w; box: 10"h, 7.25"w, 2.5"d

About The Artist:

George Lowther (author), Joe Shuster (artist); Random House, New York

AUCTION
$ 8,000.00 ( Low est. )
Lot 134 in LUXE: Fine Art & Branded Luxury, Summer 2020
AUCTION DATE: Aug 20, 2020 at 12:00pm EDT

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