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Le Chat Noir 1890-91  

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Chat-Noir: 1890-91

Allais, Alphonse, editor





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

Wear and some dampstaining to cloth, some vertical slits to cloth along spine; interior sound, with toning; very good.

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