Best of Punch Cartoons by Helen Walasek
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Best of "Punch" Cartoons
By Helen Walasek

The Best of "Punch" Cartoons

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Best of Punch Cartoons by Helen Walasek

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"The Best of Punch Cartoons" is the biggest and best collection of cartoons ever published from the greatest humour magazine of them all. For over 160 years Punch cartoons amused, enlightened and annoyed its readers. Quintessentially British, Punch cartoons were famous the world over for their witty observation of the British character, their social commentary and their outstanding artistry. "The Best of Punch Cartoons" is packed with magnificent gags and beautiful artwork by some of the finest illustrators of the past two centuries.At more than 600 pages, this superbly produced book is an essential purchase for any fan of cartoons, humour or Punch magazine. Special features showcase major artists and an array of favourite themes from the Great Exhibition of 1851 and Early Motoring to the Space Race, from Psychiatry to Lemmings. This enormous selection, which must rank as one of the best British cartoon compilations ever, has been specially selected by Helen Walasek of Punch Cartoon Library and former curator of the Punch Collection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781853756795
ISBN-10: 1853756792
Format: Hardback
(284mm x 245mm x 40mm)
Pages: 608
Imprint: Prion Books Ltd
Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Best of Punch Cartoons in Colour by Helen Walasek Best of Punch Cartoons in Colour, Hardback (September 2012)

With a foreword by Quentin Blake. A feast of pictorial delights from the pages of Punch - in glorious colour. Brings together for the first time a stunning collection of over 400 vibrant colour cartoons, illustrations, covers and caricatures published in the world's most famous humour magazine from the 1920s to the 1990s.

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Author Biography - Helen Walasek

Text is provided by, and this enormous collection has been selected by Helen Walasek, of Punch Cartoon Library and former Curator of the Punch collection.

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