A19429. PARIS. A Coups de Baionnette. A Coups de Baionnette Vol. 9, Nos. 105-116 (July-September 1917).. Gathering of 12 issues of the famous French illustrated satirical humor magazine focusing on the experience of the troops on the front, on leave, and the lives of their families and colleagues at home, etc. Color covers and numerous color and b&w lithographs throughout (many full-page and double-page), by the most famous cartoonists and illustrators of the day. Collection de La Baionnette, Nos. 105-116 (July-September 1917). Includes double-page war board game and the special issues "Les Sammies" on the American entry into WWI, which includes African American soldiers and stereotypes of Americans as cowboys and Indians. In French.. 4to (31.5 x 23 cm.), original publisher's lettered cloth spine over pictorial papered bds. Paris, L'Edition française illustrée, 1917. Covers: Good; textblock near-fine. Sound condition (covers have some wear, minor chipping and occasional spotting; spine faded; internally clean, bright and complete with only mild toning to the edges of the paper.)
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