5-2-6. The Marquis of Carabas' picture book

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The Marquis of Carabas' picture book : containing Puss in boots, Old mother Hubbard, Valentine and Orson, The absurd ABC / with thirty-two pages of illustrations by Walter Crane ; printed in colours by Edmund Evans.

Call No.
: VZ1-285
Publication etc.
: London : G. Routledge, [1873]
Physical Descript.
: [32] leaves : col. ill. ; 25cm.

“The Marquis of Carabas” refers to the master of the cat in "Puss in Boots". On each page, illustrations are deployed to tell a story in a manner somewhat similar to a Manga, a style of expression influenced by Japanese art.

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