London: David Bogue, 1849.
Sulpice Guillaume Chevalier (1804-1866), pseudonym Gavarni, was a French master lithographer noted for his fashion and satirical illustrations. In 1847 he travelled to London and produced a series of images condemning the conditions of the English working-classes and urban poor, here used to illustrate a series of written descriptions by leading writers of the day.Item #1058
Quarto, original gilt cloth (expertly rebacked), all edges gilt, frontispiece, illustrated title-page and full-page plates throughout; cloth rubbed with some scattered marks, internally fine, a nice copy.
Price (AUD): $385.00 other currencies