Author:JAMES PETRAN

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1920s ORIGINAL SKETCHBOOK, HAM RADIO OPERATIONS BOOK AND CHARMING CATCH-ALL BOOK OF A DELIGHTFUL MILWAUKEE 8 YEAR OLD

By: JAMES PETRAN

Price: $1,685.99

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin WI, 1920

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 0001306

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is an original, simply charming 'vade mecum' being a journal, sketchbook and notebook of a young boy, James Petran, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This boy, using an 11 x 9 inch oblong multicolored paged book that was once a salesman's sample book, writes and draws over top the pen and ink titles and sizes, starts the book around the age eight and through to eleven or twelve creates a treasure of 1920s Americana with his drawings of race cars, trains, horses, portraits of friends and scenes of whimsy and everyday life; mention of a secret boys club; he is a HAM radio enthusiast and has ha... View more info