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Item # 615168
October 12, 1887
PUCK, New York, Oct. 12, 1887 Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:
front page: "Grand Calithumpian Serenade Tendered to the Prohibition Party...."
double-page centerfold: "Another Sort of Presidential Trip--Not Very Agreeable; But the Coach Will Get There All the Same."
back page: "Free America."
Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War