The Fortunes of Ferdinand Flipper

"Commencing with a period of four months anterior to his birth, going through the various stages of his infancy, childhood, verdant years, manhood, middle life and green and ripe old age, and ending a short  time subsequent to his sudden decease, with his final funeral and burial."


[New York: Published at the Brother Jonathan Office, 185-?]. 1 p. ℓ., [78] p. of ill. 15 x 24 cm.

Dartmouth College Library. Rauner Rare Book. NC1420 .F68

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The first comic book written in the U.S. The story of Ferdinand Flipper is told by means of drawings accompanied by captions. One episode recounts the hero's experiences in California during the Gold Rush.

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