Witty Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Accounts of Trials in the Criminal Courts of Paris Moinaux, Jules [1825-1895]. "Stop," Illustrations. Les Tribunaux Comiques. [2e Serie]. Paris: A. Chevalier-Marescq, 1882. [iv], xxx, 395  pp. Frontispiece. Illustrations. [With] Moinaux, Jules. "Stop," Illustrations. Silvestre, Paul Armand [1837-1901], Introduction. Les Tribunaux Comiques. [3e Serie]. Paris: A. Chevalier-Marescq, 1884. xii, 383 pp. Frontispiece. Illustrations. Illustrated publisher wrappers bound into later mottled calf, gilt fillets and morocco lettering pieces to spines, marbled endpapers. Negligible light rubbing to extremities, light toning and light foxing to text. $500. * First issues. Moinaux was a was a notable French writer, playwright and librettist. Written over several years, his humorous accounts of trials in the criminal courts of Paris appeared in such publications as La Gazette des Tribunaux and Le Charivari. Embellished with witty illustrations by Stop, Les Tribunaux Comiques are illustrated collections of these pieces. He published five volumes, the first in 1882, the last in 1894. Each is complete in itself and bibliographically distinct.
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