The Young Years: 1978, 1981, 1982-1985

Detroit: The Inaugural Committee for Mayor Young, 1978-1986. First Editions, three volumes. Each volume INSCRIBED by legendary Detroit News cartoonist Draper Hill on the front endpapers to the same recipient. The first volume is simply inscribed, the second also features a caricature of Mayor Young, and the third a caricature of Hill asking "What's a sweet guy like moi doing in a mess like this?"

Coleman Young served as mayor of Detroit from 1973-1993. The first volume of this collection was put together by the Inaugural Committee for his second term, collecting political cartoons about the mayor by Hill. A second and third volume followed to celebrate Young's 1981 and 1985 reelections.

Each volume Near Fine, with some light rubbing, in stapled wrappers. The first two volumes in wrappers, the third with title and credit for Draper Hill on the front wrapper.

[Book #131718]

Price: $175.00