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    [Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, et al., artists]. Collection of Le Rire Issues. Paris: [1894-1901]. Five bound volumes.

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    [Illustrated Periodicals]. Five Compiled Volumes of the Periodical, Le Rire. Paris: F[elix] Juven, 1894-1901.

    Five small folio volumes. Contemporary half cloth over marbled paper-covered boards; three volumes disbound with covers still present. Boards rubbed and scuffed, board edges heavily abraded, spine ends and corners bumped. Text blocks shaken with some sporadic gatherings and leaves loose, leaves toned, multiple places over-opened. Hinges in two volumes cracked. Large tear on page 7-8 of No. 49 in the first volume. Fifth volume with front cover detached. Backstrips separating on second and fifth volumes. A good set with interesting and comical illustrations, deserving of rebinding and repair.

    Le Rire was a successful French humor magazine published from October 1894 through the 1950s.

    First volume: Nos. 1-50

    Second volume: No. 51-100

    Third volume: Nos. 209-260

    Fourth volume: Nos. 261-312 with Numero Special hors Serie

    Fifth volume: Nos. 313-364

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