Shades of Al Jaffee and MAD Magazine . . . A printed and folded novelty celebrating Louis XVIII, King of France, 1814-1824. (Published by J.B. Verzy, circa 1814). The piece unfolds to spell out the virtues of the man who ruled during the Bourbon Restoration.
October 25, 2011
The key card for the game of: Robert le Diable: Jeu des Mariages. France, circa 1820.
January 14, 2011
Illustrated plates from a German primer on swimming. Carl Purkart, Vorschriften für den Schwimmunterricht (München, 1826)
May 21, 2009