Lot 94 of 350:
Le Chat Noir 1890-91  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Chat-Noir: 1890-91
Author:
Allais, Alphonse, editor
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Date:
1890-91
Description:

Illustrated throughout with cartoons, advertisements, etc. (Folio) 43x30 cm (17x12"), bound in red cloth decorated in gilt.

A collection of original weekly issues of the Paris periodical, spanning 30 August 1890 to 29 August 1891.  Le Chat Noir was a nineteenth-century entertainment establishment, in the bohemian Montmartre district of Paris, considered to be the first modern cabaret.  From 1892 to 1895 the cabaret published a weekly magazine with the same name, featuring literary writings, news from the cabaret and Montmartre, poetry, and political satire.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and some dampstaining to cloth, some vertical slits to cloth along spine; interior sound, with toning; very good.
 
Item number:
290398
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