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  DECORATIVE 
 Decorative Items 

HADOL, Paul. [A variant edition of Hadol's serio-comic map of Europe]
Nouvelle Carte d'Europe dressé pour 1870. Carte drôlatique d'Europe pour 1870. Paris, 1870. Wood engraving, printed in colours. 330 x 520mm. Minor reinforcement to folds on verso.
A separate-issue caricature map of Europe, satirising the political situation at the time of the Franco-Prussian war by caricaturing the countries with stereotypes. England is a crone with Ireland a dog on a lead, angry at being ignored by the rest of Europe; France and Prussia square up, preparing for the war that started in July that year; Prussia has one hand on the Netherlands and kneels on Austria's chest; Denmark has artificial legs, having lost Holstein also to Prussia; however, as in all the variants of this caricature over 50 years, Russia is the 'croquemitaine' (bogeyman). This very close copy of Hadol's map lacks his name, has different decoration around the title and minute differences to the design.
[Ref: 18225]    £1,200.00 ($1,528 • €1,348 rates)


HADOL, Paul. [A rare Swedish edition of Hadol's serio-comic map of Europe]
Tragi-Komisk Karta Ofver Europa efter en Engelsk Teckning Sweden, c.1870. Wood engraving, printed in colours. Sheet 335 x 480mm.
A Swedish version of Hadol's separate-issue caricature map of Europe, satirising the political situation at the time of the Franco-Prussian war by caricaturing the countries with stereotypes. England is a crone with Ireland a dog on a lead, angry at being ignored by the rest of Europe; France and Prussia square up, preparing for the war that started in July that year; Prussia has one hand on the Netherlands and kneels on Austria's chest; Denmark has artificial legs, having lost Holstein also to Prussia; and Russia looks on, hoping to pick up the pieces left by Europe's struggles. The title states the map was copied from an English drawing; an identical map was published by Dubliner Joseph John Goggins, but it is unclear whether his or Hadol's version came first. See BAYNTON-WILLIAMS: Curious Map Book, p.174 for the rare Goggins version.
[Ref: 18972]    £1,400.00 ($1,782 • €1,572 rates)


HADOL, Paul. [An Italian edition of Hadol's serio-comic map of Europe]
Carta Figurata d'Europa 1888. La Pacifica Baracca. Bologna: Casanova e Farinelli, 1888. Tinted lithograph. Sheet 305 x 410mm. Small tear in edge of margin.
An Italian version of Hadol's separate-issue caricature map of Europe, first published in 1870 at the time of the Franco-Prussian war. The countries are caricatured with stereotypes: England is a crone with Ireland a dog on a lead, angry at being ignored by the rest of Europe; France and Prussia square up, preparing for the war that started in July that year; Prussia has one hand on the Netherlands and kneels on Austria's chest; Denmark has artificial legs, having lost Holstein also to Prussia; and Russia looks on, hoping to pick up the pieces left by Europe's struggles. The map appeared in 'La Rana' (The Frog), a satirical magazine edited by Leonida Gioannetti and Augusto Grossi that ceased publication in 1912.
[Ref: 18974]    £1,650.00 ($2,100 • €1,853 rates)


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