Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Peter Arno Book Promotions

How do you sell a new cartoon book? Take a look at a few vintage ads for books by Peter Arno.

Whoops Dearie!, 1927
The New Yorker, April 30, 1927, page 51
Whoops Dearie!, 1927

Not a cartoon collection, but illustrated by Arno:
France on Ten Words a Day, 1927
The New Yorker, May 21, 1927

France on Ten Words a Day by H. McCarty-Lee, 1927

"Briefly Noted"
The New Yorker,
July 27, 1940, page 68
Image added June 7, 2016

Where are the Customers' Yachts? by Fred Schwed, Jr., 1940
Image added May 21, 2017

Man in the Shower, 1944
The New Yorker, November 4, 1944, page 80

Man in the Shower, 1944
The New Yorker, December 9, 1944, page 107
Man in the Shower, 1944

Sizzling Platter, 1949
Holiday book blurb from The New Yorker, December 10, 1949, page 143

Sizzling Platter, 1949

Ladies & Gentlemen, 1951
The New Yorker, November 24, 1951, page 159
Ladies & Gentlemen, 1951

Lady in the Shower, 1967

Lady in the Shower, 1967

Note:  For good measure, here are some Charles Addams book promotions.

But let's get back to Peter Arno:

Peter Arno's biography by Michael Maslin is coming our way on April 19. Get ready.

Peter Arno will be the subject of a conversation between Michael Maslin and Edward Sorel at Columbia University's Butler Library on April 18.

Peter Arno posts on Ink Spill include some images never before seen on the internet.

Peter Arno is a in full force at Chris Wheeler's Cartoon(ist) Gallery. See many of Arno's books in their rare original dust jackets!

Peter Arno is in April's Vanity Fair.

Peter Arno also made a recent Wall Street Journal article.

Peter Arno posts are presented with pride here on Attempted Bloggery.


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