VANITY FAIR. A Weekly Show of Political, Social and Literary Wares, 38 volumes, 1869-1905
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VANITY FAIR. A Weekly Show of Political, Social and Literary Wares, 38 volumes, 1869-1905
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VANITY FAIR
The Vanity Fair Album: A Show of Statesmen, Judges, and Men of the Day, vol. 1-38, 1988 colour plates (mostly chromolithographed, some folding), some leaves working loose but generally clean and fresh, publisher's cloth gilt, g.e., some rubbing, folio, 1869-1905, sold as a periodical

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  • A FINE LONG RUN IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH BINDINGS. In addition to the ruling elite, leading legal and political characters of the day, there are caricatures of literary giants (Victor Hugo, Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, Henrik Ibsen, Emile Zola), sporting luminaries (jockeys, polo players, boxers and cricketers) and other celebrated cultural figures, amongst them Giuseppe Verdi, James McNeil Whistler, Sarah Bernhardt, August Rodin, and M. and Mme. Curie.
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