Friend of the Gutter Andrew Nette writes about a cache of pulp magazines discovered in Melbourne. Click through for more–and pictures! “The magazines were published in 1936 and 1937 – just before import restrictions were introduced – making them just over 80 years old. As you can see […]
The Dartmouth College Library ahs scans of the oldest extant comic book, Rodolphe Töpffer’s “The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck” (1837). (via @SoxOnTheBrain)
So much art available for your browsing pleasure as the Smithsonian puts 40,000 pieces of Asian art from the Freer and Saeckler Collection online.
Project Gutenberg has a copy of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” complete with scans of the cover and John Leech’s illustrations from the first edition.
The Library of Congress has scans of José Guadalupe Posada broadsheet illustrations, including many calaveras for your enjoyment!
The Princeton University Digital Library has digitized three Seventeenth Century Japanese illustrated scrolls and you can view them here. Meanwhile, 100,000 images from Getty Research Institute are now available at the Digital Library of America. (via @BibliOdyssey)