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Books by (primarily) American humorists and illustrators, with a focus on the art of those who contributed to the New Yorker Magazine from the 1920ís through the 1950ís.

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Holme, Geoffrey (ed.), Caricature of To-day, London, The Studio, 1928, first edition, 4to (11.25" x 8"), SB, sewn pictorial b&w wraps w/ b&w & green decorative titles, G/ none. Spine creased, .5" loss to spine head, edgeworn, rear wrap chipped near spine head, front cover detached at spine 1" from top.

16 pp. intro by Randall Davies, + 136 b/w plates; 8 on colored stock; 2 tables of contents, by caricaturist and by subject. Great art deco cover illus. Historical look at caricature in Europe and America, beginning with the Renaissance, but mostly from from the 1920's. Artists include Toulouse-Lautrec, Edw. Lear, Jacques Callot, Max Beerbohm, Daumier, Heine, Hogarth, Hokusai, Low, Hermann Paul, Rowlandson, Cruikshank, Caran D'Ache, H.M. Bateman, Kapp, three caricatures by Edmond Dulac, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Sava, Cecil Beaton, Ralph Barton ("A Tuesday Night at the Cocoanut Grove in Los Angeles" - two pages, with numerous celebrity portraits), C. Aubrey Smith and June Walker by Miguel Covarrubias. Also Phil May, Heath Robinson, Gluyas Williams, Will Dyson, Pearl Binder, Henry Murger by Gus Bofa, George Bernard Shaw, Anita Loos by Fish & many more; most full-page. Subjects also include Sarah Bernhardt, Cezanne, Clemenceau, Darwin, Degas, Anatole France, Gauguin, Manet, Matisse, Mussolini, Pavlova, Picasso, Renoir.     [Book ID # 716]


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