The Early Comic Strip
Kunzle, David

Kunzle, David. The Early Comic Strip: Narrative Strips and Picture Stories in the European Broadsheet from c. 1450 to 1825. (History of the Comic Strip, 1) University of California Press 1973. 471p, hundreds of ills. (1 in color), a few folding. Very good to fine hardcover in like d.j. ** Landmark study of "the formal and cultural evolution of the early comic strip" from the earliest religious prints in pre-Reformation Germany to Hogarth and Goya. Treats many genres--broadsheets, playing cards, book illustration, etc. Very heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. (Item ID: 1004250)


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