Torgny Schunnesson Rare Books

Bruant, Aristide and others

Bruant, Aristide and others; La Lanterne de Bruant I-XII. Librairie de la Caricature, Paris, no date. (1897)
8vo in a contemporary half-cloth binding (hardbound) with marbled boards. Top edge red. Only mild wear to corners. The twelve first numbers of this important literary and satiric magazine published under the direction of Aristide Bruant once a week from 1897-1899. In all 86 numbers were published. Bound with the original covers where the front covers are illustrated in black and red with a very typical Bruant in focus. This magazine had collaborators like Georges Courteline, Paul Alexis, Michel Morphy anf Georges Loiseau among writers and Steinlen, Borges, Guydo and others as illustrators. Every number had also an, so far, unpublished song or poem by Aristide Bruant. Every number with covers + 24 pages. Fly-leaf (not belonging to the magazines) with former owner´s signature, one cover with minimal corner loss, one cover with tear without loss and one folded tear at inner hinge on one page without loss. Some handwritten notes on front fly-leaf. Uniforme mild browning exclusively due to paper quality.
2000 SEK