Cat.No: 287379 El Pajaro Azul, El Mas Inocente De Todos Los Pajaros. Alamacen de Verdades Picantes como Guidillas. Seventeen separate issues, quartos, Ano II - Num. 3, 13, 24, 25, 30, 31, 38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49; January 18, 1862 to Dec. 6, 1862. Antonio G. Hermosa.

El Pajaro Azul, El Mas Inocente De Todos Los Pajaros. Alamacen de Verdades Picantes como Guidillas. Seventeen separate issues, quartos, Ano II - Num. 3, 13, 24, 25, 30, 31, 38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49; January 18, 1862 to Dec. 6, 1862

Barcelona: the paper, 1862. Magazine. 8p. each, most are edgeworn with detachments, all are complete and handleable, mailed flat. Each issue is provided with either a full-page or doublespread political cartoon struck in b&w lithography. Fair to good copies, the lot of seventeen.

FYI: Representative collection of issues of this uncommon satiric weekly first published under this title on June 4, 1861. The paper was a continuation of El Pajaro Verde, which the Spanish government suspended in May of that year. According to Gran Enciclopeida Catalana, El Pajaro Verde was founded by the journalist Antonio G. Hermosa, who edited thirty-four numbers and an almanac before the suspension over his "social criticism". The government authorized him to only treat 'literary topics' - so he replaced it with El Pajaro Azul, whose criticism therein was aimed at ..society !!! OCLC notes holdings at two German institutions, while the fine Arxiu de Revistes Catalanes Antiques website (at least) has digitized the entire run from 1861-65.

Cat.No: 287379

Price: $125.00