Betes, Betises, Boutades: RANDON, Gilbert Betes, Betises, Boutades: RANDON, Gilbert Betes, Betises, Boutades: RANDON, Gilbert Betes, Betises, Boutades: RANDON, Gilbert

Betes, Betises, Boutades

RANDON, Gilbert

Published by Pont-a-Mousson: Haguenthal, 1860, 1860
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"Fools, Absurdities, Witticisms"RANDON, Gilbert. Betes, Betises, Boutades. Suite de Quarante-Huit Dessins Comiques Colories Composés par Randon. Pont-a-Mousson: Haguenthal, n.d. [ca. 1860]. First (only) edition. Oblong quarto (6 5/8 x 10 1/4 in; 168 x 263 mm). Forty-eight hand-colored illustrations heightened by gum arabic on twenty-four lithographed plates.Original hand-colored lithographed boards. The mildest of rubbing to edges and joints, otherwise a fine copy.Only one copy in institutional holdings worldwide, at University of Queensland. This book has, evidently, never seen the inside of an auction room; the ABPC Index has no records for it at all. "Beasts, Nonsense, and Jokes" is an extremely scarce suite of anthropomorphic illustrations depicting animals in human situations, in the mode of J.J. Grandville's Metamophoses du Jour.Gilbert Randon also illustrated La Vie de Troupier, Paris ca. 1855 (Lipperheide 3679); Messieurs nos fils & mesdemoiselles nos filles, Paris ca. 1860 (Lipperheide 3680); Les Petites miseres, Paris, ca. 1860 (Lipperheide 3681); La Sagesse des Nations, Paris ca. 1860 (Lipperheide 3682). There is no mention of Betes, Betises, Boutades. Bookseller Inventory # 02613

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Title: Betes, Betises, Boutades

Publisher: Pont-a-Mousson: Haguenthal, 1860

Publication Date: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

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