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The Dandy Book 1978 (Hardback)


£10.00

Good condition used hardback annual
with intact original price on inside.

Published late 1977 by DC Thomson & Co Ltd, Dundee & London.
Approx dims: 275mm h x 195mm w x 17mm d.

1 in stock


The Dandy Book 1978

Condition and Description:

Good condition used hardback annual with intact original price on inside.

Published late 1977 by DC Thomson & Co Ltd, Dundee & London.
Approx dims: 275mm h x 195mm w x 17mm d.

Intact clean slightly faded condition pictorial boards & spine, vibrant colours with a chip/tear to centre spine, a large scratch to back cover board and slight bumping to corners and some signs of handling/thumb marks. 141 clean/ slightly off white pages of colour/black & white illustrated comic strip stories with English text. Previous owner’s name & address in neat blue ink on inside page, no other inscriptions. Some slight signs of handling, creasing and thumb marks to inside pages. Image shown is of actual book for sale.

Synopsis of The Dandy Book 1978:

Over its 75-year run hundreds of different comic strips have appeared in The Dandy, many of them for a very long time. The longest-running strips are Desperate Dan and Korky the Cat, who both appeared in the first issue.

After the closure of The Beezer and The Topper, The Dandy inherited some of its strips as well, including Beryl the Peril,