Brother Jonathan extra, no. IX, containing The adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck
|Creator:||Töpffer, Rodolphe, 1799-1846|
September 14, 1842.
Wilson and Company,
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The first comic book published in America.
Originally published as Histoire de Monsieur Vieux Bois, Geneve, 1837; usually cited as: Amours de Mr. Vieux Bois.
Published as an extra, or supplement, to the Sept. 14, 1842, issue of the periodical Brother Jonathan.
Imperfect: title page repaired with tape. Presentation inscription to E.A. Mallory, 1850; tape partially obscures name of presenter.
39,  p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
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|Curatorial Area:||General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University|
Comic Inventions: The Pre-History of the Graphic Narrative in the Nineteenth Century
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