L'Assiette au Beurre. Issues 1-456. Complete run 1901-1909. First editions
Paris: Samuel Sigismond Schwarz, 1901-1909. 456 issues bound in 9 volumes. 3/4 cloth, marbled boards, leather labels by Emil Zellweger, Zuerich.
24.5 x 31.2 cm. Original covers bound in. Some paper issue covers with slight loss of text at top.
Very good to fine condition.
L’Assiette au Beurre was a weekly satirical illustrated French newspaper, founded by Samuel Schwarz Sigismund in 1901. It featured graphic artists of various backgrounds and styles who were sensitive to socialist and anarchist ideas. Each issue included a minimum of 16 illustrated pages of drawings and caricatures. Periodically, an issue featured a number of pieces by individual artists on a specific topic. Item #16-3704