For half a century Donald McGill,
the maestro of the comic postcard, strove to make people laugh -
sometimes on the other side of their faces. His humour persists: but
he also, unconsciously, provided a social commentary on his time.
Arthur Calder-Marshall analyses the McGill complex; the economics,
the politics, the changing psychology of the prolific master. Did
you ever send or receive a McGill card? You can check your motives
by this book - or else just laugh at a world which will always be
A couple of pages slightly spotted. Dustwrapper is a little edge
worn and slightly browned.