Album Types Anglais by GAVARNI, Henri MONNIER and Tony JOHANNOT,…

Album Types Anglais by GAVARNI, Henri MONNIER and Tony JOHANNOT, illustrators. < >

~ Album Types Anglais [Paris: Imprimerie Blondeau, rue de Petit-Carreau, c. 1840].

Oblong folio (212 × 320 mm), 14 leaves; title and 13 plates, the former with woodcut vignette, the latter with 2 vignettes each, tissue guards preserved. Some light spotting. Original green and gold printed wrappers, slightly soiled and with a few short tears to spine and margins. A good copy.

First edition of this very scarce collection of French caricatures of English ‘types’, men and women, including: an Oxford student, an auctioneer, a bus driver, a barmaid, a dressmaker, a chamber maid, a beggar and an invalid. Libraryrhub lists Bodley as the only UK location.

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