The Best of Punch Cartoons: 2,000 Humor Classics

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Helen Walasek
Overlook Press, 2009 - Humor - 608 pages
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Collected in this hilarious anthology are some of the most side-splitting cartoons ever published in one of the world's most noted humor magazines. Each of the cartoons is arranged in chronological order dating back from Punch's first appearance in 1841 up through contemporary issues. Packed with superb gags and beautiful artwork by some of the finest artists of the past two centuries, this is an essential anthology for any fan of cartoons, visual humor, or of the legendary Punch magazine.

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A GREAT introspective on a British publication which really eaved high the banner of smart editorial cartooning. A thick, meaty volume with reproductions from the 1800s? Check. A sense of humor that ... Read full review


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