LE TÉMOIN

Dir.: Paul Iribe.

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Nos. 1-69 (all publ.). Paris, 10 déc. 1933 - 30 juin 1935. Rare complete set, in original parts as issues, not trimmed..Folio (except no. 48-56, which are tabloïd-size). The first 43 numbers (comprising years 1933-34) are loose in the rare original publishers bindingcase, all in excellent condition, the binding case with some wear to the clothbacked spine. Nos. 44-69 are loose,unbound, (Nos. 48-56 which are tabloïds, are folded in the middle). Issues of this section are sometimes a little britte, rusting staples and 5 issues with light damage (the final issue bottom&spine damaged,but image and text intact).. Altogether however a very good set, quite rare as complete as offered here. Folio, bound in 2 vols. Contemp.cloth with title-shields (except no. 48-56, which are tabloïd-size, folded in four, contained in a folder at the end volume 2). Very good clean set, only slightly trimmed.

EUR 7,000.00

Artistically high-ranking, vigorous French nationalist satirical weekly, 16 pp. per issue, with illustrations by Paul Iribe, Chas. Laborde, J. Villemont, Sennep, Vertès, P. Laurier, a.o. Acting against upcoming Fascism. All issues have on the front and back page a satirical drawing by Iribe in "tri-colour", many of which have become quite famous. Iribe was close to the couturier Coco Chanel, and used her face to depict French "Marianne" in many of the images. This is the complete second series of Le Témoi by Iribe whihg was published earlier.

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