Lot 177: Author: Addams, Chas. Title: Addams and Evil - with an original watercolor sketch. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Simon and Schuster. Date Published: 1947. Description: 112 pp. Illustrations by the author throughout. (4to) original decorative boards, dust jacket. First Edition. Signed and inscribed with an original watercolor of Lurch as Santa Claus: "New York 1947 / For Daise Terry / Merry Christmas / Chas Addams". The second anthology of Addams' cartoons, presentation copy inscribed to Daise Terry, office manager at the New Yorker and an early advocate for Addams at the magazine. Full-page presentation watercolors of this kind are extremely scarce. Book and jacket with some light wear to extremities, jacket with a few tears; both very good.
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