All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1930 item #1312977 (stock #F4)
Rodolphe Töpffer (31 January 1799 – 8 June 1846) was a Swiss teacher, author, painter, cartoonist, and caricaturist. He is best known for his illustrated books, which can be seen as the earliest European comics. His "Histoire de Mr. Crépin" was first published in 1837. This edition is a reprint of 1922 by E. Dufrénoy, 49 rue du Montmartre, Paris. Hard bound with guilded page edges. A collector's item in excellent condition.