A Contract with God, and Other Tenement Stories.

(Graphic novel.) EISNER (Will)

A Contract with God, and Other Tenement Stories.

Description: FIRST EDITION, text and illustrations printed in brown, crown 8vo, original wrappers, light reading crease to spine and a little corner creasing, slit at foot of fore-margin of front cover, transcript of obituary notice laid in, good

Publication Details: New York: Baronet, 1978

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the title-page: 'To John Baxter, from Will Eisner' - the recipient's bookplate faces on the inside cover. A pioneering work, the first to be marketed as a 'Graphic Novel' (classified as such on the cover); the interlocking stories are based on the author's childhood in the Jewish community located in the Bronx.

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Price: £110

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1978

Stock Number: 64855

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