"My life has no direction, no aim, no meaning. And yet I'm happy. What am I doing right?" First edition of Peanuts Classics; with a full page inscription and drawing of snoopy by Charles M. Schulz
Schulz, Charles M.$4,500.00
Item Number: 95375
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
First edition of this classic collection of Schulz’s Peanuts comic strips. Quarto, original pictorial boards, illustrated with select pages in full color. With a full page drawing of Snoopy and inscription by Charles M. Schulz, “For Saul with every best wish – Charles M. Schulz.” In near fine condition. Rare and desirable with such a large original drawing by Schulz.
Schulz's beloved cartoons have won him the National Cartoonists Society's Humor Comic Strip Award in 1962, the Reuben Award for 1955 and 1964, the Society's Elzie Segar Award in 1980, and the Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999. Interestingly, his cartoons have also awarded him an abundance of equally colorful honors and recognitions. In 1996, Schulz was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, adjacent to Walt Disney's. And for his interest in sports he was inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993 and then the Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2007.