Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: San Francisco: Determined Productions, Inc., 1962.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Charles Schulz
A very nice first edition/first printing of cartoonist Charles Schulz' first book in Near Fine condition in Very Good- dustjacket. Orange pictorial boards in orange dustjacket showing a few small tears and some chipping along the edges. Overall a clean bright copy. Scarcer than the more common binding variant with pink boards and dustjacket.
Charles Schulz's book features a series of his irresistable drawings accompanied by a tidbit of wisdom from each of the memorable Peanuts characters, reminding us that we can find happiness in the simple things of life. Prior to the publication of this book Schulz had a syndicated comic strip, but he was catapulted to fame when Happiness made it to the New York Times bestseller list ; B&W Illustrations.