Punch, or The London Charivari [Volumes XIV and XV, 1848]: John Leech, Richard Doyle, John Tenniel ... Punch, or The London Charivari [Volumes XIV and XV, 1848]: John Leech, Richard Doyle, John Tenniel ... Punch, or The London Charivari [Volumes XIV and XV, 1848]: John Leech, Richard Doyle, John Tenniel ... Punch, or The London Charivari [Volumes XIV and XV, 1848]: John Leech, Richard Doyle, John Tenniel ...

Punch, or The London Charivari [Volumes XIV and XV, 1848]

John Leech, Richard Doyle, John Tenniel and Charles Keene (Illustrated by)

Published by Bradbury and Evans, London, 1848
Condition: g- to vg Soft cover

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Quarto. [12]pp (Almanach), 266pp. (Vol. XIV), IV, 280pp. (Vol. XV). Contemporary 3/4 calf over cloth, with gold lettering and ruling on spine. Binding signed by Bedford & Ogle, Worthing. Founded on 17 July 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells, "Punch, or the London Charivari" was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire. Historically, it was most influential in the 1840s and 50s, when it helped to coin the term "cartoon" in its modern sense as a humorous illustration. This bound volume contains all the "Punch" issues published during the fateful year of 1848, which witnessed the most widespread revolutionary wave in European history. However, within a year, reactionary forces had regained control, and the revolutions collapsed. Both volumes contain numerous illustrations by John Leech, Richard Doyle, John Tenniel and Charles Keene. Includes full-page caricatures of Louis-Philippe, Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, Lord Clarendon, Lamartine, Cavaignac, and many others. Index at the end of each volume. Binding rubbed along edges. Gold lettering on spine slightly faded. Page 21/22 of volume XIV misbound, and placed between pages 12 and 13 of the same volume. Pages 107-116 of volume XV trimmed along margin (not affecting text or illustrations). Binding in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37980

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Title: Punch, or The London Charivari [Volumes XIV ...

Publisher: Bradbury and Evans, London

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g- to vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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