Fray gerundio periodico satirico; era segunda. Tomo I.
by LAFUENTE, Modesto (editor).
Madrid:: Gabinete literario, 1843., 1843. 12mo. 264, 48 pp. 2 illus. Later quarter blue cloth, red decorative paper over boards; cloth freckled, edges rubbed. Very good. Very scarce. A "curious" weekly Spanish satirical and liberal political serial, issued from July 1838-1844 (this is a partial run), edited by Modesto Lafuente, (1806-1866), containing issues and customs of the period in Spain. Of the two satirical woodcuts: one depicts a crowd of villagers surrounding a trio of men (soldier, 2 gentlemen) walking on a stick/rope with balancing poles. A small man addresses a tall older man, "!Equilibrio, hermanos, por Dios, equilibrio!" ["Balance, brothers, by God, balance"]. Palau: "Curioso periodico. Contiene multitud de articulos que reflejan las costumbres de la epoca. Fue escrito por Modesto Lafuente, a quien desde entonces dieron en nombrarle por el titulo de la publicacion."
(Inventory #: GG01485)
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