d'Ache, Caran; Hon. Frances Wolseley (Descriptive Text)
Title The Story of Marlborough, Told in Fifty-two Pictures (Marlborough, A Humorous Picture Book)
Binding quarter-cloth-pictorial boards
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Size 11" x 8.5"
Publisher London H. Grevel & Co.
Seller ID 004377
no date, c. 1890. Caran d'Ache, the pseudonym of Emmanuel Poiré, a satirist and illustrator, who some credit with creating the first comic book.. Marlborough, 17th-century Duke and soldier, christened John Churchill. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards; duotone or full-color illustrations all bright. Several pages with soil marks at the edges.