Punch, or the London Charivari, 1887


Published by Punch, London, 1887
Condition: with no dust jacket Soft cover
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Quarterbound maroon leather with red pebbled cloth over boards. Marbled foredges. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Slight odor from storage. The volume is square and the binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite bright. G+ to VG-. ; Vols. 92 and 93; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 328, 312 pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the complete1887 edition, which is divided into two sections/volumes, each with separate pagination. According to Wikipedia, Punch "was subtitled The London Charivari, as a reference to a satirical humour magazine published in France as Le Charivari. Reflecting their satiric and humorous intent, the two editors took for their name and masthead the anarchic glove puppet, Mr. Punch, of Punch and Judy; the name also referred to a joke made early on about one of the magazine's first editors, Lemon, that 'punch is nothing without lemon.' " Punch was responsible for the word "cartoon" as a comic drawing. Nearly every page has drawings, and many of the cartoons are full page. Large, heavy volume -- may require extra postage. Bookseller Inventory # 13516

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Title: Punch, or the London Charivari, 1887

Publisher: Punch, London

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:with no dust jacket

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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