Sunday, March 15, 2009

The Best of Punch Cartoons by Helen Walasek

Jean-Marie informed us about this nice book.
You can start an online preview here.

Guardian Bookshop Notes:

2,000 of the very best "Punch" cartoons from the greatest cartoonists in history, including George du Maurier, Norman Thelwell and Quentin Blake. In chronological order, the themes that inspired the artists, such as Women's Rights, Early Cars and the Space Race.

Publisher's description:

For over 160 years, Punch cartoons amused, enlightened and annoyed its readers. Quintessentially British, Punch cartoons were famous the world over for their witty observation of the British character, their social commentary and their outstanding artistry. This book presents a collection of Punch cartoons.
RRP: £30.00

Publisher: PRION BOOKS
Publication Date : 01/09/2008
ISBN: 9781853756795

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