By Rodolphe Töpffer. The first comic book printed in the United States, published circa 1840.
The first comic book printed in the United States. American edition and English translation of Les Amours de Mr. Vieux Bois(Geneva, 1837), by Rodolphe Töpffer (1799-1846). With drawings by Timothy Crayon, gypsographer; comic etchings on antimony.
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