London und Paris - Dritter Jahgang 1800 [Band 5 / Volume 5 - Stücke 1-4 / No. 1-4].
Si foret in terris, rideret Democritus. Horat. (If Democritus were on earth, he would laugh. Horace)
Place of Publication
Verlag des Industrie Comptoirs
RARE German journal that appeared in Weimar between 1798 and 1806. 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. MOST ILLUSTRATIONS MISSING! [EXISTING ILLUSTRATION]: Illustration No.IX: "La voix invisible". 195x125mm. 340 pages. pages. (Erstes Stück / No. 1: pages 3-88; Zweytes Stück / No. 2: 89-170; Drittes Stück: 171-252; Viertes Stück: pages 253-340). Brown board Hardcover with red/gilt spine label and gilt lettering on spine. Cover worn and stained. Cover corners and edges bumped. Cover corners and spine edges/hinges worn/peeling. Spine upper edge missing. Ex libris sticker on front inner cover. Page 251-252 detached. Pages 337-340 wrinkled. Pages yellowing, age-stained and wavy. [SUMMARY]: This book is otherwise in good condition.