NEW YORKER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CARTOONS: Two Volumes Slipcased


NEW YORKER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CARTOONS: Two Volumes Slipcased

BOB MANKOFF & DAVID REMNICK    Book Number: 90502    Product format: Hardback

A staggeringly heavy, beautifully designed dual-volume insanely hilarious collection of New Yorker cartoons published in book form. Cartoon Editor of the New Yorker for nearly two decades, Bob Mankoff has organised nearly 3,000 cartoons into more than 250 categories of recurring themes and visual tropes from the New Yorker magazine. There are cartoons on Adam and Eve, banana peels, crash test dummies, desert islands, elections, funerals, the Grim Reaper, Hollywood, ice fishing, job interviews, King Kong, snowmen, lion tamers, modern art, Noah's Ark, ocean liners, psychiatrists, quiz show, renaissance, super heroes, The Thinker, United Nations, virgin sacrifice, Wall Street, X-rated, you're fired and zombies. And of course, dogs vs cats. Insightful commentary throughout puts the categories into context both historic and humorous adding both depth and whimsy. New Yorker Editor David Remnick includes a Foreword. Volume I A-K features among other themes Adultery, Book Stores, Complaint Window, Dentistry, Elvis, Freud, Jesus and Kissing. Volume II L-Z features among other themes Laziness, Nepotism, Owls, Parties, Quarrels, Restaurants, Sex, Unicorns, Vegetarians and Writers. 1536 pages of curated cartoons from the magazine from 1924 to present, a Thames & Hudson first edition, 22 x 32cm and 10" deep. UK delivery only.
Published price: £75
Bibliophile price: £36.00


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ISBN 9780316436670
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