Up Front -Text and Pictures by Bill Mauldin, 1945

Up Front -Text and Pictures by Bill Mauldin, 1945


As a cartoonist for "Stars and Stripes" Mauldin (1921-2003) created characters Willie and Joe affording a ground's eye view of World W 2 that earned him his first Pulitzer as well a Purple Heart. Topped Best Seller's List 1945. Extraodinarily  Rare first printing of First Edition with a dust jacket.

Published by Henry HolT & CO., New York 1945, FIRST PRINTING , First Edition with Dust Jacket.

Used tan cloth hardbound with green lettering and drawing of characters, 228pp.

Condition: just book is fine with just one owners name in frontise ( see last photo): dust jacket is fair with several large pieces missing from spine, top of front and back and edge front flyleaf.

Worth much more, or Price-$95.