Napoleon in Caricature 1795-1821

Price: 225.00 USD

London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1911. With an Introductory Essay on Pictorial Satire as a Factor in Napoleonic History by J. Holland Rose. With Nearly 250 Illustrations, 24 in color. 2 volumes. Thick 8vo, gilt decorated orange cloth, spines sunned and a bit dust-soiled. London, 1911. Very good. Volume I deals with English caricatures, containing the work of Gillray, Rowlandson, Cruikshank, etc. Volume II is devoted to European caricatures, including sections on French, Italian, Spanish, Scandinavian, German, and Russian, with a section on Napoleonic caricatures in pottery and porcelain. Extensive appendices contain alphabetical listings of caricatures by country or artist. very good.

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