Tue, 9th Nov 2021 10:00

Fine Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 544

Punch Magazine.

Punch Magazine.-

119 volumes, 1909 - 1963, lacking only: Jan-June 1917; Jan-June 1929; Jan-Dec 1936; Jan-June 1937; some spotting throughout, publisher’s gilt-stamped cloth, mixed condition with some worn, earlier vols. with some discolouration, surface marking or water damage, July-Dec of 1908 & 1909 with significant water damage, 4to (119)

***The use of the term "cartoon" to refer to comic drawings was first coined in Punch in 1843, when the Houses of Parliament were to be decorated with murals. Originally meaning a preliminary sketch on a large piece of cardboard, or cartone in Italian, the word was appropriated to refer to humorous political sketches.

Estimated at £400 - £600


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