VANITY FAIR [Vanity Fair. A Weekly Show of Political, Social and Literary Wares], 17 vol.

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Lot 145
VANITY FAIR
[Vanity Fair. A Weekly Show of Political, Social and Literary Wares], 17 vol.

Sold for £ 5,280 (US$ 6,419) inc. premium
VANITY FAIR
[Vanity Fair. A Weekly Show of Political, Social and Literary Wares], 17 vol., approximately 1640 chromolithographed plates by Spy, Ape, and others, some text leaves lacking (including all but one title), some light spotting in two volumes, otherwise internally clean, contemporary half morocco (4 volumes defective), folio, ["Vanity Fair" Office, 1869-1899], sold as a collection of plates

Footnotes

  • Literary caricatures include Victor Hugo, Alexander Dumas, Thomas Carlyle, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Emile Zola and Max Beerbohm. Also represented are sporting figures, principally golfers, polo players, jockeys, boxers and cricketers (including W.G. Grace), together with others such as Guiseppe Verdi, Alma Tadema, John Tenniel, Comt. de Dion, F. Courtney Selous, Ignacy Paderewski, James McNeil Whistler and Sarah Bernhardt.
VANITY FAIR [Vanity Fair. A Weekly Show of Political, Social and Literary Wares], 17 vol.
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