Scar-Strangled Banger - Ralph Steadman 1988 - Salem House Publishers, Massachusetts - First American Edition Scar Strangled Banger is one of two books (the other one being America) giving Steadman's view of America in retrospect-sharply satirizing all aspects of 1970’s and 1980’s life in American society, peppered with his sharp, powerful and incredible full-page and double-spread, colour and black & white drawings.   A Steadman describes it in the intro this is ‘A book by the Welsh cartoonist/caricaturist and the Francis Williams Book Illustration Award, the American Society of Illustrators' Certificate of Merit, the W.H. Smith Illustration Award, the Dutch Silver Paintbrush Award, the Italian Critica in Erba Prize, the BBC Design Award, the Black Humour Award in France, and several Designers and Art Directors Association Awards, the 1979 American Institute of Graphic Arts' Illustrator of the Year Award winning author of The Book of Jones: A Tribute to a Mercurial, Manic, and Utterly Seductive Cat and the illustrator of the famous (and infamous) Hunter H. Thompson's The Curse of the Lono and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas...... blush, blush, thank you thank you, I accept this award on behalf of etc. etc.... blah blah blah.’

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  Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket   Ref: 106349   Price: HK$ 1,500