Saturday, December 10, 2016

Lisa's Copy of the Art of the New Yorker 1925-1995

Lisa, a former employee of Knopf's publicity department, had her copy of Lee Lorenz's The Art of The New Yorker 1925-1995 signed by at least nine cartoonists. Frank Modell and Edward Koren each took a full page, leaving seven cartoonists to make do on another.

Lisa's copy of The Art of The New Yorker 1925-1995 by Lee Lorenz
Inscribed "For Lisa/—We give the bird the bird—Frank Modell" with a drawing of a dog

Inscribed "For Lisa" by Arnie Levin with a drawing of a bird
Signed by Edward Sorel
Inscribed "To Lisa! Ed Fisher"
Inscribed "For Lisa/Lots of love, Victoria Roberts" with a drawing of a flamingo
Inscribed "For Lisa/Cheers, Roz Chast" with a drawing of "A chicken that something happened to."
Inscribed "For Lisa! George Booth." With a drawing labeled "CAT—>"
Inscribed "For Lisa/Bob Mankoff" with a drawing labeled "Cartoon Editor Test"

Lisa's copy of The Art of The New Yorker 1925-1995 by Lee Lorenz
Its mere possession is satisfying—
Inscribed "For Lisa/Ed Koren/Thursday" with a captioned drawing

Facing pages


Note:  Thanks to Lisa for sharing her superb copy of this book with us. This is the sixth copy of The Art of The New Yorker 1925-1995 to appear on this blog. All books containing original drawings by New Yorker cartoonists are welcome here at Attempted Bloggery. As Jennifer Garner might ask, what's on your bookshelf?


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