MR. PUNCH'S VICTORIAN ERA, Vol. II by Punch, 1st / 1st 1888 Illustrated
Mr. Punch's Victorian Era: An Illustrated Chronicle of Fifty Years of the Reign of Her Majesty the Queen, Volume II — From the Contemporary Pages of "Punch," First Edition / First Printing, 1888
Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co. London (1888)
A wonderful luxury compendium of the 19th-century political humor and satire of the British weekly magazine focusing on politics in Europe and the United States. MR. PUNCH'S VICTORIAN ERA, AN ILLUSTRATED CHRONICLE OF FIFTY YEARS OF THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN, from 1888. Political issues include American slavery as the focus of satire in this volume. Bright blue boards with gilt decorations. The boards and binding are solid and tight, save for chipping to the spine ends and shelf-wear. The gilt fore-edge pages are crisp and clean, save for some very light foxing on the title page. A wonderful compendium of some of the best excerpts from "Punch" in a first edition, first printing for your collection. 12.5" tall x 10" wide; 320 pages.