Auction 458 / Lot n° 175

ROBIDA, Albert (1848-1926) - La guerre au vingtième siècle. Paris: Georges Decaux, [1887]. A rare work of the French caricaturist Robida. The depiction of submarines, airplanes and chemical weapons are imaginary but they anticipate some of the war machines which will be invented in the following decades. Oblong folio (320 x 245mm). Half-title, illustrated title, numerous illustrations, some in colour (bibliographical note on half-title). Original printed cloth (some wear, textblock detached).

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:00

Estimate € 300 - 500

Sold € 280