313: 39 color lithograph political cartoons from Puck.
[Political Cartoons/Puck]. 39 Color Lithograph political cartoons from “Puck” (26 double-page + 13 single page), mostly by Keppler. Double-page cartoons include: ++ First Annual Picnic of the ‘Knights of Labor’-More Fun for the Spectators than for the Performers. + John Kelly’s Little Drive to the New York City Hall. + The Last Resort-Let The Democrats Throw Their “Jonah” Overboard. (Shows a man in a cape labeled “Tammany” being thrown off a ship as the whale approaches. + The Democratic Samson Sends his Fusion Foxes among the Republican Philistines. + The Garden Party Of The Monopolists-Louis XV. Style. + The Writing On The Wall. + The Wake Over The Remains Of The Democratic Party. + Phyrne Before The Chicago Tribunal. + He Can’t Beat His Own Record. + 16 other double-page cartoons. 21 of the double-page cartoons are by Keppler, 1 by C. J. Taylor, 3 by Gilliam. 19 are from the English-language edition, 7 from the German edition. Double-page cartoons’ sheets about 19 ½” x 12 ¾” (some variation). Tape to versos (primarily, but not exclusively, to edges and c-fold versos), occasional tape reps to edges of image sides, hinging bits to edge of sheet of each double-page cartoon. 1 with split to lower third of c-fold. Images otherwise near fine. ++ The 13 single-page cartoons include 12 front pages. Largely by Keppler, others by Taylor, Dalrymple, Opper, F. Gruetz, T. A. Wales. 7 single-page cartoons are from the English edition and 6 from the German edition. 1879-1896. 1 with noticeable marginal trimming, others approx. 13 ½” x 10”. Very good.