Punch or the London Charivari, January-June, 1912

By: Various

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Quarterbound red leather with red cloth over boards. Some edge corner and surface wear. The boards of this volume are bowed, but the binding is secure. Some interior toning but the pages are, for the most, part quite bright. Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the January - June, 1912 issues. According to Wikipedia, "initially it was subtitled The London Charivari, this being 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.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 500 pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. This is a bound copy of the 1880 edition with an Almanac for 1881. According to Wikipedia, "initially it was subtitled The London Charivari, this being 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.

Title: Punch or the London Charivari, January-June, 1912

Author Name: Various

Categories: Humor,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Punch: 1912

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 14438

Keywords: Humor Satire England Magazine