The hysterical historical hero from the Roman era continues to conquer the world! With more than 330 million copies sold and 11,000 websites devoted to the series, Asterix is a global sensation. These engagingly witty and record-breaking books have become the highest-selling series ever even surpassing Harry Potter.
Every fan will have to own these gift-quality volumes, the first two in a projected series. They’ll all be released in one-off printings to increase their collectibility, and each will have special spine artwork that builds across the entire set. It’s an incredible, irresistible value!
For the first time ever, the three stories that started it all are gathered together in one beautiful collector’s volume! Asterix the Gaul introduces us to our indomitable hero and his friends, who try to defend one small Gallic village from the surrounding Romans. In Asterix and the Golden Sickle, he, Obelix, and Lutetia try to buy a new sickle for Getafix. But somehow the sicklesmith has disappeared without a trace. And Asterix and Obelix have to ride to the rescue when the Goths kidnap Getafix in Asterix and the Goths.
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Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. Asterix the Gaul, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 33 Asterix albums. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. Asterix the Gaul, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 34 Asterix albums.Review:
Wit, humane insights, and physical antics allow readers to join the fun... has cross-generational appeal.” Booklist
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Descripción Orion Children's Books, 2007. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Hardback book with laminated pictorial board covers. Externally this book looks to be in very good condition with no bumping on the boards with bright pages. There is, however a pale liquid mark and the base of the page block at the spine. This mark extends about an inch along the base of each page from the spine and one inch up the spine from the base, but not touching any of the cartoon drawings. Short crease at the base of pages 140-144. Mailed same or next working day. Nº de ref. de la librería M228.13
Descripción Orion 2008-03-04, 2008. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fair. 0752891545 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Nº de ref. de la librería POTM-0752891545