Betes et Gens: Fables & Contes Humoristiques a la Plume et au Crayon
Place Published: Paris
Publisher: E. Plon
Date Published: 1877
Edition: Deuxieme Edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 24191
344pp. Small quarto [24 cm] 1/2 brown leather with olive green cloth covered boards, a gilt stamped title on the spine, raised bands, and simple gilt stamped dot designs on the covers. All edges gilt. Very good. The extremities are rubbed, particularly the spine and corners. The pages at the beginning and end of the text are mildly darkened.
Louis Morel-Retz worked under the pseudonym "Stop." He depicted the political and social scene of the time, and he was one of the main French caricaturists of the second half of the 19th century.