Le Rire. (5 Volumes) Nos. 1-100; Nos. 209-364

By: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Théophile Steinlen et al.

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Five small folio volumes. Contemporary half cloth over marbled paper-covered boards; three volumes disbound with covers still present. Le Rire was a successful French humor magazine published from October 1894 through the 1950s. Black and white and color illustrations copiously throughout. Artists who contributed to Le Rire include: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Théophile Steinlen, Georges Goursat, Hermann-Paul, Juan Gris, Georges Meunier, Lucien Metivet, Jean-Louis Forain, Adolphe Willette, Albert Guillaume, Jules Grandjouan, Abel Faivre, and many others. Boards rubbed and scuffed, board edges heavily abraded, spine ends and corners bumped. Text blocks shaken with some sporadic gatherings and leaves loose, leaves toned, multiple places over-opened. Hinges in two volumes cracked. Large tear on page 7-8 of No. 49 in the first volume. Fifth volume with front cover detached. Backstrips separating on second and fifth volumes. First volume: Nos. 1-50 (1894-1895). Second volume: No. 51-100 (1895-1896). Third volume: Nos. 209-260 (1898-1899). Fourth volume: Nos. 261-312 with Numero Special hors Serie (1899-1900). Fifth volume: Nos. 313-364 (1900-1901). 2 vol: 9 1/2 x 12 inches // 3 vol: 9 1/2 x 13 inches

Title: Le Rire. (5 Volumes) Nos. 1-100; Nos. 209-364

Author Name: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Théophile Steinlen et al.

Illustrator: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Théophile Steinlen, Georges Goursat, Hermann-Paul, Juan Gris, Georges Meunier, Lucien Metivet, Jean-

Categories: Art, Caricature,

Publisher: Paris, 1894-1901

Seller ID: 5215

Keywords: Caricature, satire, news,