Rare collection of 5 albums of Cham cartoons, established in a fine Second Empire binding.
Binding signed at the bottom of the spine, made in half green shagreen, spine with raised bands adorned with the title and a patterned fleurons riddled with gold, raised bands highlighted with blind-stamped golden fillets, double fillet in ink the plates "O.M." stamped on the front cover, all gilded edges.
Spahis and Turcos. Paris: Maison Martinet, [1863?], 16 ff n.ch. (Foxing)
Paris in pencil: album of 60 caricatures. Paris: Arnauld de Vresse, publisher, [1869?] 15 plates with text. (Light foxing).
Cascadeurs et cascadeuses : album of 60 caricatures Paris : Arnauld de Vresse, publisher, [1869?] 15 plates with text. (Light foxing).
Scènes d'automne Paris: Maison Martinet, [1862?], 15 ff n.ch (Browned paper and light foxing)
Cocasseries du jour, Paris: Arnauld de Vresse, publisher, 5, rue de Rivoli, 5, [1867?], 16 ff n.ch (Foxing)
- Number of Books
- Bindings, Illustrated
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Spahis et Turcos / Paris au crayon / Cocasseries du jour [Reliure signée]
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 24.5×18 cm