|Title: Knockout Annual 1957|
Year: 1956 (First Edition)
Publisher: The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.
Condition: Very Good
Description: Rare annual consisting of numerous stories presented in a mix of comic strip and picture-story format. Illustrated in b&w and two-colour monochrome. Also contains general interest articles, including how motor cars are manufactured, and several puzzles and quizzes (all untouched). Stunning, full-colour frontispiece depicting a futuristic airshow. Pastedowns and endpapers are illustrated with two different colour scenes depicting a Native American raid on a stagecoach.
Overall condition is very good. There is very light foxing on the first and last few pages, otherwise all pages are bright and unmarked. Ownership panel has been left blank. The boards have light wear along their edges and have chipped corners. Slight damage to the tail of the spine.
Measures 23.5 cm × 17.5 cm (9.4″ × 7″). Large 8vo. 192 pp.