Hazel book trio - Ted Key's comic maid - 1940s 1950s hardcover and Bantam Books paperbacks.
Collection of three books featuring Hazel, the outspoken, opinionated family housekeeper drawn as a comic panel for the Saturday Evening Post starting in 1943 by Ted Key.
- Hazel, 1946 hardcover first edition with cartoons from 1943 to 1946
- Bantam paperback 1955 edition of the same book
- Here's Hazel, 1956 Bantam paperback edition of a 1948 hardcover.
SIZE hardcover 6" x 8", paperbacks 4 1/8" x 7"
COVER CONDITION Hardcover: Very good. Light wear on the spine and corners. A small stain on the front cover (right lower corner). Sun fading on the cloth spine. A couple of stains. Paperbacks: Hey, they're paperbacks. They're still in one piece, and they're clean.
PAGE CONDITION Hardcover: very good, a couple of small stains. Paperbacks: well aged
BINDING CONDITION Hardcover: very good. Paperbacks: The pages are all still there, but they would come out easily if you asked them to.
OVERALL CONDITION Hardcover: Very good. Paperbacks: Clean and aged about how you would expect a pulp Bantam paperback that's 60+ years old to age.
This is a vintage item. It has been used and loved and it has a history. Every attempt is made to describe it accurately, please examine photos carefully.