What can one buy for 1.99 euro, if one's lucky? This book for example. I found it in in a box with second-hand books box between some comic strips. This book, dated 1958, is by the French cartoonist André François (1915-2005).
“Of those cartoonists who use no words André François is the most original artist, and his jokes have a touch of wild poetic melancholy” “One laughs, certainly- and ‘certainly’ is to be taken literally because we have never known anyone, young or old, who didn’t. But after the funny-ha-ha in these drawings one sees the funny-disconcerting, the funny-ironic, sometimes the funny-horrific.” François was a good friend of Ronald Searle and is one of the great illustrators of the twenthieth century.
Documentary André François. Artist - Poet on YouTube: