LOWTHER, George.

The Adventures of Superman.

Based on the cartoon character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Foreword by Josette Frank.

New York: Random House, 1942 Stock Code: 106858
£1,750.00

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Notes

First edition, first printing. This book is the first novelization of a comic book character, and also the first Superman story credited to someone other than Jerry Siegel. It was Lowther who first provided many now-familiar details of Superman's birth and early life.

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth boards, titles to spine and front board with blocked image in blue. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 9 full-page illustrations, with vignettes to text by Joe Shuster.

Condition

A bright copy in the dust jacket with mild wear to extremities, light rubbing to corners and ends of spine, shallow chips to ends of spine. A very attractive copy.

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