London und Paris - Erster Jahrgang 1798 [Band 1 / Volume 1 - Stücke 1-4].  
  Quicquid, quos Tamisis nutrit, quos Sequana, rident, Gaudia, discursus nostri est farrago libelli.  

 
Author
Place of Publication Weimar
Publication Name Verlag des Industrie Comptoirs
Year 1798
Language(s) German
Description
RARE German journal that appeared in Weimar between 1798 and 1815. The English caricaturist James Gillray (1756-1815) published in this journal his political cartoons, loaded with detailed allusions to ephemeral events and laced with banners full of words, were immensely popular in England and, as it turns out, at the court of Karl August, grand duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach in Weimar. The subtitle translates into German: "Alles, was die Themse nährt, worüber die Seine lacht, / die Späße, die Zerstreuungen sind unseres Büchleins gemischter Inhalt." Contains maps and b&w illustrations, but SOME ILLUSTRATIONS MISSING! [LIST OF EXISTING ILLUSTRATIONS:] Illustration No.VII: "A new pocket plan of the cities of London & Westminister with the Borough of Southwark/Comprehending the new buildings and other alterations to the year 1798."; Illustration No.XI (part of Paris map); Illustration No.XIV: "Vaudeville/air, au loin du feu." (musical note table). 195x125mm. 398 pages. (Erstes Stück: pages 1-112; Zweites Stück: 113-216; Drittes Stück: pages 217-304; Viertes Stück: pages 305-398). Brown board Hardcover. Spine with red and gilt spine label and with gilt lettering on spine. Cover worn and stained. Cover edges bumped. Cover corners bumped and peeling. Spine edges and hinges peeling/partly missing. Ex libris sticker on front inner cover. Pages browning, slightly age-stained and wavy. [SUMMARY]: This book is otherwise in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MC 05 12



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