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Much exterior wear, hinges weak and cracking, page edges worn, some toning, but foxing only on endpapers. Some pages loose. Not really a collectible volume but quite readable. ; Vol. 85; B&W Drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 312 +Almanac pages; Punch was a British humor and satire magazine that began publication in 1841. The is a bound copy of the 1842 issues, Punch 2. 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. This copy has attractive marbled paper covered boards with leather quarter binding. Nearly every pages has drawings and many of the cartoons are full page.
Title: Punch or the London Charivari, July-December, 1883
Publisher: London, Punch: 1883
Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 15470
Keywords: Humor Satire England Punch Magazine