Rodolphe Töpffer

Monsieur Vieuxbois (1839)

Comparison of the Aubert Pirate Version (1839) and the US copy (1842)

Comparison of Monsieur Tric Trac and a Dutch sequel (Prikkebeen)

Comparison of Vieuxbois and Cruikshank

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'Histoire de Mr. Vieux Bois'   Original manuscript version of Monsieur Vieuxbois, 1827 (30 pages/158 panels) with text helpfully typed out underneath, and a translation by Leonardo De Sà. The first printed edition was published ten years later, expanded to 88 pages/198 drawings. The second edition 1839 (as presented above on my own site) had 92 pages / 220 panels.