Punch à Paris Par Cham. Revue Drôlatique du Mois. FRENCH COMIC PERIODICAL.

Punch à Paris Par Cham. Revue Drôlatique du Mois.

Publisher: Paris: Bureaux, Ruse de Croissant, Avril 1850.
Edition: First edition of this issue.
Bibliographical References: OCLC records very few holdings for issues of Punch à Paris.
Condition: Moderately foxed; boards a little darked at the edges; very good copy.
Book ID: 27044

Description

Quarto, later gray half cloth, marbled paper boards, brown leather label, gilt lettering, untrimmed, 192 pages. Origina pictorial front wrapper bound in; one leaf of terminal advertisements. Numerous illustrations by Cham, pseudonym of Amédée de Noé.

Comments

A famous satricial French periodical, first published in 1832, that served as the model for the English Punch. The illustrator Cham (1818-1879) was one of the most active caricaturists of his time. See Ray, Art of the French Illustrated Book, pages 155-56.

Price: $250.00