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    [Cartoons]. Rodolphe Töpffer. Histoire de Mr. Jabot. [N.p., n.d., Circa 1832].
    One of the earliest examples (if not THE earliest), of what would now be referred to as a graphic novel. Utilizing Töpffers newly devised technique of auto-lithography, or "autographie." Text in French. Oblong octavo. Contemporary cloth with titles and decoration in gilt. Covers and rear free endpaper detached, but present. Extremities rubbed, bumped, soiled and edgeworn. Light foxing and creasing scattered throughout. With ink-stamp of the Bureau of Librairie, dated 1832. Good. From the collection of Zita Books.



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