first edition Hardcover
1849 · London
by Gavarni, Paul ( Pseudonym of (Hippolyte-Guillaume-Sulpice Chevalier); Edited by Albert Smith
London: David Bogue, 1849. "The illustrations designed and drawn on wood by Gavarni, and engraved by Henry Vizetelly". Contains extra pictorial illuminated portrait title page plus 23 other tissue-protected illustrations, each at the head of a chapte except for the frontispiece. With armorial bookplate of William L. Scott to front pastedown along with smaller bookplate from the Virginia Warren Collection of Old London Street Cries. Very Good, bound in contemporay half calf over marbled boards, back with five raised bands, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled end pages, boards a bit rubbed at edges, small chip to board rear cover. Subjects illustrated include Acrobats, Thieves, The Barmaid, The Opera, The Casino, and The Orange-Girl. The illustrations and interior quite clean and lovely, a handsome copy. . First Edition. Half Calf Over Marbled Boards. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
(Inventory #: 007768)