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AUCTION 20

24. [ESCALANTE, Constantino, Carlos R. Casarín, and Vicente Riva Palacio (editors)]. La Orquesta. Periódico omniscio, de buen humor y con caricaturas, redactado en gefe por el ciudadano Roberto Macario, elector elegible. [Mexico: Imprenta de la Paz, callejon de la Cazuela; Tipografia de M. Castro, Escalerillas núm. 10], 1861. Vol. I, Nos. 1-53 & Vol. II, Nos. 1-67, March 1, 1861 to April 20, 1862. 120 issues, each 4 pp. (printed in three columns), one lithograph per issue. Vol. I: [2 title], 212 pp., 56 lithograph plates; Vol. II: 120, [2], [121]-268 pp., 69 lithograph plates. Total: 125 lithographs (political cartoons) by Hesiquio Iriarte. 2 vols. in one 4to, contemporary red Mexican sheep over red and black mottled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Binding dry, chipped, and rubbed (some peeling of sheep), front flyleaf removed, a few tears to text and plates (no loss), occasional light foxing, overall very good. Contemporary ink note or signature on verso of first lithograph. Small printed label on verso of front free endpaper: “Juan V. Machuca, Encuadernador. Calle de Medinas. n. 21. Mejico.”

     First edition. The present volume contains Vols. I and II of the periodical, with some variances from Vol. I above. See preceding note. ($2,000-4,000)

Sold. Hammer: $2,000.00; Price Realized: $2,350.00

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