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'Oeuvres choisies de Gavarni, revues, corrigéses et nouvellement classées par l'Auteur. Études de moeurs contemporaines' (Paris: Hetzel) 1847, volume III of IV; containing 3 series of prints after Gavarni by various printmakers: 23 plates for 'Le carnaval à Paris' (1847), 10 plates for 'Paris le matin' (1847), and 47 plates for 'Les étudiants de Paris' (1846); each series preceded by a preface and illustrated title-page by different artists. Including title-page and list of illustrations at the end. Bound in the BM bindery in green leather with raised bands and gold tooled lettering on spine, marbled endpapers and gilded edges.
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Height: 266 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 180 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1861,1012.1899-1979 for volume I, 1861,1012.1980-2059 for volume II and 1861,1012.2140-2219 for volume IV.
Each text written by a different author, preface to 'Le carnaval a Paris' by Barthet, preface to 'Paris le matin' by A de Soubiran (Aurélie de Soubiran, Princess Ghika?), and preface of 'Les etudiants de Paris' by Gautier.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: Oeuvres choisies de Gavarni
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