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Easton Press "The Addams Family: An Evilution" Kevin Miserocchi and Charles Addams, Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Sealed]
Easton Press "The Addams Family: An Evilution" Kevin Miserocchi and Charles Addams, Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Sealed]


 
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Edition: Easton Press 2011
Binding: Leather Bound
Illustrator: Limited Edition
Dimensions: As New (Sealed)


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Product Code: EP4059

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A leather bound collector's edition tracing the history of Charles Addam's famous cartoon family.

Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. 2011. "The Addams Familiy: An Evilution" Kevin Miserocchi. Collector's edition bound in genuine leather.


Condition
As New for all four volumes. Sealed in the original shrink-wrap. Flawless. - See more at: http://www.veryfinebooks.com/Easton_Press_Books_W...
Condition: As New. Sealed in the original shrink-wrap. Flawless.


Condition
As New for all four volumes. Sealed in the original shrink-wrap. Flawless. - See more at: http://www.veryfinebooks.com/Easton_Press_Books_W...

About the book:

The ‘evilution’ of Charles Addams's singularly eccentric family began long before the television and film interpretations made them icons of American popular culture. Addams first created Morticia, Lurch, and The Thing in a cartoon published in a 1938 issue of the New Yorker—though he hadn't named them at the time, or even conceived of a family unit. (When he did name the deadly matriarch, he was inspired by the Yellow Pages listing for ‘Morticians.’) Other characters were born and developed in a multitude of Addams's cartoons over the next twenty-six years, before the cheerfully creepy clan debuted on ABC television in 1964 and later on the big screen, twice, in 1991 and 1993.

The Addams Family: An Evilution is the first book to trace The Addams Family history, presenting more than 200 cartoons created by Charles Addams (American, 1912-1988) throughout his prolific career; many have never been published before. Text by H. Kevin Miserocchi, director of the Tee and Charles Addams Foundation, offers a revealing chronology of each character's evolution (for instance, did you know that Addams originally named Pugsley ‘Pubert’?), while Addams's own incisive character descriptions, originally penned for the benefit of the television show producers, introduce each chapter. As the presence of the Family continues to permeate generation after generation, and in celebration of the Broadway musical debuting in 2010, this book reminds us where these oddly lovable characters came from and, in doing so, offers a lasting tribute to one of America's greatest humorists. A phenomenon of rare proportion, The Addams Family is the manifestation of one artist's dark but irresistible wit, expressed with an uncommonly deft hand.


About Charles Addams:

Charles Samuel "Chas" Addams (January 7, 1912 – September 29, 1988) was an American cartoonist known for his darkly humorous and macabre characters. Some of the recurring characters, who became known as The Addams Family, have been the basis for spin-offs in several other media.


Features
Contains all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


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