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    The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck Brother Jonathan Extra No. IX - Bookstand Edition (Wilson and Company, 1842) Condition: FR. Many consider this to be the very first comic book! Published 165 years ago, this rare gem is almost 100 years older than Action Comics #1 and it's a far scarcer item to boot -- less than a dozen copies have been confirmed to exist, several of which are owned by institutions and unlikely ever to be offered to collectors. This bookstand copy (hardbound) has heavy wear, with front cover and several pages loose, tears and small holes (a few sealed with archival tape), and stains; however, the paper remains supple and the book is for the most part readable. The front hardcover is detached. Overstreet 2017 FR 1.0 value = $2,200.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2018
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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