Paris: Gustave Barba, . First edition thus. 4to. 276 pp. Frontispiece portrait engraving. 23 engravings throughout text by Gavarni. Half cloth on marbled boards, gilt lettered spine label (tape reinforced), ex-library, overall very good condition. (43173). Item #14848
Paul Gavarni was the nom de plume of Sulpice Guliiaume Chevalier 1804-1866), a French illustrator born in Paris. Gavarni visited England in 1849. On his return his impressions were published in the book Londres et les Anglais (1862) by Èmile de la Bédollière.