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Early issue of America's first illustrated comic periodical...
Item # 642580
January 11, 1834
GALAXY OF COMICALITIES, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834 A very rare newspaper, said to be the first illustrated comic periodical in the United States. This issue contains 4 woodcuts among its eight pages. This title only lasted for 40 issues, hence its rarity. This is the volume 1, no. 15 issue. Measures 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Good condition.
A rare book dealer has an issue offered for $750.
Category: Pre-Civil War