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Albert Robida - Le portefeuille d'un très vieux garçon. Petits Mémoires Secrets du XIXème siècle - 1885

Albert Robida - Le portefeuille d'un très vieux garçon. Petits Mémoires Secrets du XIXème siècle - 1885

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Albert Robida - Le portefeuille d'un très vieux garçon. Petits Mémoires Secrets du XIXème siècle - 1885
Humour & caricature, Illustrated, Militaria - Quantity: 1 - Book

First edition of this charming work by Albert Robida, author of the text and the illustrations: 4 in colour and many illustrations in three tones: black, bistre and red. The text is also printed in black, bistre and red.

Rare paperback copy, cover in pink moiré paper with flaps, adorned with flowers in colour, title on the front cover and two vignettes.
The facsimiles of risqué letters are missing;

This text was originally planned to begin a collection entitled "Petits Mémoires Secrets du XIXème siècle". This testament to the loves and conquests of a Don Juan in the twilight of his quite full life begins, “Apparaissez, ô mes folles années ..."

Author: Albert ROBIDA

Title: Le portefeuille d'un très vieux garçon

Place: Publisher, date: Librairie illustrée & Marpon & Flammarion, Paris n.d. (circa 1885), 12 x 18.5cm, 90pp. Without the 5 facsimiles of risque letters present in the hardcover copies.

Condition: Sturdy and clean volume, the spine and the edges of the boards have some shadowing, micro tears in the headcap. Immaculate inside.

Albert Robida (Compiégne 1848 - 1926 Neuilly-sur-Seine) French cartoonist and illustrator, passionate about the Middle Ages and great traveler, participated in many magazines, L'image, La Vie Parisienne, l'Illustration, l'Assiette au beurre ..., and illustrated many authors, Rabelais, Balzac, Walter Scott, children's books and science fiction stories (Dico Solo, 568 - 569).

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Humour & caricature, Illustrated, Militaria
Author/ Illustrator
Albert Robida
Book Title
Le portefeuille d'un très vieux garçon. Petits Mémoires Secrets du XIXème siècle
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1885
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Softback
Number of pages
90
Dimensions
18.5×12 cm
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