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Polichinel:ex-roi Des Marionettes Devenu Philosophe by   (Alcide-Joseph) Lorentz - First Edition, First State - 1848 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 4330)

Polichinel:ex-roi Des Marionettes Devenu Philosophe

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Polichinel:ex-roi Des Marionettes Devenu Philosophe

by Lorentz, (Alcide-Joseph)

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Paris: Willermy, 1848. Contemporary gilt-decorated and banded red morocco spine and marbled boards by Galette. A little rubbed; few pages with professional repairs to clean marginal tears. An excellent copy. With 21 full page illustrations and a vignette on nearly every page of text by Lorentz, who contributed to La Caricature, Journal pour Rire, the Revue Comique of 1848, etc. Political satire against Louis-Philippe using characters of the commedia dell'arte, Polichinel and Pierrot. Louis-Philippe was brought to the throne as a constitutional monarch after the 1830 revolution. He was known as the "citizen king" but the monarchy became increasingly conservative and unresolved problems of the middle and working classes led to his overthrow in the 1848 revolution. Vicaire V, 393. According to a pencilled note on an endpaper , this is the copy that Vicaire describes.. First Edition, First State. Morocco and Marbled Boards. About Fine. Illus. by Alcide-Joseph Lorentz. Tall 8vo.


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Polichinel:ex-roi Des Marionettes Devenu Philosophe
Lorentz, (Alcide-Joseph)
Alcide-Joseph Lorentz
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First Edition, First State
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Political Satire, Caricature, Commedia Dell'arte, Louis-Philippe, Polichinel, Pierrot, 1848 Revolution
Tall 8vo

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