A complete run in 17 issues of the rare Argentinian satirical literary magazine, under the editorial direction of Eduardo Lacasa, each issue approximately 32 pp. and containing photo essays, prose, poetry, cartoons, and caricatures, with contributions from an array of writers and artists including Nemesio Trejo, Chimosillo, Francisco Ortiga, Juan Pérez Zúñiga, Adolfo Poleró Escamilla, Leo Tolstoy, David Atwell, G. Pamplona y Serrano, Francisco Nebel, and many others. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions from photographs, drawings, and caricatures, many in color. Some toning throughout, chipping/edgewear, issue no. 5 with significant loss to front cover and first page. 8vo. Original colorful illustrated wrpps. Some soiling. Fragile, many issues with losses or repairs along spine or to edges of wrpps., a few issues with covers separated but present, some loose pages. Buenos Aires, 1907.
The colorful caricatures in Jettatore include politician and playwright Gregorio de Laferrére (author of the play Jettatore!), Dr. Pedro N. Arata, stage actor Emilio Thuillier, Dr. Hilarion Larguia, architect Joseph-Antoine Bouvard, and others. Incredibly scarce; as of November 2019, WorldCat locates only a single incomplete holding in a North American library.
Book ID: 50357