122108 The Man Who Lost His Head

This little gem is an illustration from a book called
"The Man Who Lost His Head."

There were a few things that warped my childhood and I have to say this book was probably one of them.

My mother brought this home when the school she works at was cleaning out old stuff, i guess. She reminded me that I used to ask her to read it to me all the time. Looking at it now, my guess is that it was about the freaking creepy imagery! The book was published in 1943. I love the whole "Dust Bowl" look to the thing.
The Artist who drew this book was born in Hamilton OH, interestingly enough.

Click HERE for a slide show of illustrations from the book.
The illustrations are beautifully creepy! Truly worth a Click!

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