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HERBERT L. "HERBLOCK" BLOCK - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 321302

An autograph sentiment extending "Best regards", affixed to a 9½x11¾ sheet bearing several unsigned newspaper articles and comics Autograph sentiment signed: "Best regards/Herb Block", in blue felt tip, 3¼x3, affixed to 9½x11¾ album sheet.

Sale Price $126.00

Reg. $140.00

Condition: Slightly soiled, otherwise fine condition Add to watchlist:
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HERBERT L. "HERBLOCK" BLOCK
An autograph sentiment extending "Best regards", affixed to a 9½x11¾ sheet bearing several unsigned newspaper articles and comics
Autograph sentiment signed: "Best regards/Herb Block", in blue felt tip, 3¼x3, affixed to 9½x11¾ album sheet. Various, unsigned newspaper articles and photographs affixed to album sheet. Clipped ink stamp affixed to sentiment. Herbert L. "Herblock" Block (1909-2001), known by his cartoon signature, "Herblock", lampooned Presidents, starting with Herbert Hoover in 1929 as a staff columnist at Chicago's "Daily News". He won his first Pulitzer Prize four years later. He garnered two more (1954, 1979) during his half century as editorial cartoonist at "The Washington Post" (1946-2001). He coined the term "McCarthyism" in a 1950 cartoon. In addition to his 3 Pulitzers, Herblock one the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoonist award twice, the Rueben Award, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1994). He received the NCS Hall of Fame Gold Key in 1979. President Nixon canceled his subscription to the Washington Post after Herblock portrayed him climbing out of a sewer. Corners slightly worn. Slightly soiled. Otherwise, sentiment in fine condition. Album sheet: Binding holes torn. Toned. Corners worn and creased. Edges slightly frayed. Otherwise, sheet in fine condition.

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