"You're out of your mind, Charlie Brown!" Rare collection of fourteen Charles M. Schulz first editions
Peanuts First Edition Collection.
Schulz, Charles M.$1,250.00
Item Number: 104560
New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc, 1957-1971.
Rare collection of 14 Peanuts first editions. Octavos, 14 volumes, titles include You’re Out of Your Mind, Charlie Brown!; Snoopy, Come Home; It’s a Dog’s Life, Charlie Brown; and Good Ol’ Charlie Brown. Each volume is in fine condition. A charming set.
"Peanuts first appeared in October 1950 in eight daily newspapers. The feature was immediately popular and was soon picked up by hundreds of other newspapers throughout the country. By the end of the decade Schulz had become arguably the best-known cartoonist in the United States… By the time of Schulz's death [in 2000] he had drawn a total of 18,250 Peanuts strips, and the cartoon was syndicated in 2600 newspapers worldwide, appearing in 21 languages in 75 countries" (ANB).