VETH, Cornelis. CRUIKSHANK, George) BEARDSLEY, Aubrey) ROWLANDSON, Thomas
Title: Comic Art in England.
Publisher:  Edward Goldston, London , 1930,
Seller ID: 78790
VETH, Cornelis. Comic Art in England. With an Introduction by James Greig. London : Edward Goldston, 1930. Printed in Holland [inkstamped]. First Edition. Pp (8),9-206,(2),I-LVI(plates). 4to, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Introduction by James Greig. Preface. Part I : 1. Comic Art marginal and decorative. 2. Caricature avant la lettre. 3.William Hogarth and the "moral comic." 4. A non-political Chapter from the 18th Century. 5. A political Chapter: James Gillray. 6. The Art of Thomas Rowlandson. 7. Many Caricatures and little Art. 8. George Cruikshank, the greatest Little Master of Caricature. 9. The Cruikshank School of Illustration. 10. Concerning some Literary Men and other Amateurs. 11. The genuine Dickens Illustrations. Part II : 1. Gentlemanly Caricature: John Doyle. 2. Enter Punch. 3. The Sixties and Comic Illustration. 4. Charles Keene, his Artand his Humour. 5. A tribute to Linley Sambourne. 6. Comic Art and Modern Illustration. 7. Aubrey Beardsley and Caricature. 8. The great Enfant Terrible: Max Beerbohm. 9. Comic Art in our own Time. Bibliography. Index. Rubbed, light wear to edges and corners, minor scratching and spotting to cloth,light foxing to fore-edge and a few leaves, else very good. 80.00