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The adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck : wherein are duly set forth the crosses, chagrins, calamities, checks, chills, changes, and circumgirations by which his courtship was attended : showing also the issue of his suit and his espousal to his ladye-love.

The adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck : wherein are duly set forth the crosses, chagrins, calamities, checks, chills, changes, and circumgirations by which his courtship was attended : showing also the issue of his suit and his espousal to his ladye-love.

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Brother Jonathan extra, no. IX, containing The adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck
Creator: Töpffer, Rodolphe, 1799-1846
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Date: September 14, 1842.
Publisher: Wilson and Company,
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Description:
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.
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39, [1] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
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Curatorial Area: General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Comic Inventions: The Pre-History of the Graphic Narrative in the Nineteenth Century
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10171474
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