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Caricature and Other Comic Art, in all Times and Many Lands by  James Parton - Hardcover - 1878 - from Blue Jacket Books and Biblio.co.uk

Caricature and Other Comic Art, in all Times and Many Lands

by Parton, James

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Attractive, sturdy copy. Clean green cloth hardcover with beautiful gilt illustration and lettering to the front cover and spine, recently rebacked with new endpapers. A little rubbed at edges and corners; original spine cloth darkened and slightly chipped at ends. Page block edges and page margins age-toned. Text clean and unmarked, binding secure. History of caricature, starting with the Egyptians, and leading up to American political caricaturists like Nast. Interesting, copiously illustrated study of the long history of what is sometimes thought of as a distinctively American art form. With 203 black-and-white illustrations throughout. 340 pp + 4 pp of ads. Oversize. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.


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