The Communists of Paris. Types - Physiognomies - Characters. By Bertall [Charles Albert d'Amoux]. With explanatory text descriptive of each design written expressly for this edition by and Englishman Eye witness of the Scenes and Events of that Year. Buckingham and Co. Paris. 1873. Imprim. Edouard Blot et Fils Aine, Paris. Quarto. Original green cloth, faded and worn. Upper board detached, lower hinge cracked. 40 hand-coloured lithographs by Bertall. Green endpapers. All edges gilt. Some toning and spotting. Stain to upper corner. "Bertall" [Charles Albert d"Arnoux] (1820-1882) illustrator, caricaturist and early pioneer of photography. The accompanying English text is by "J.E." This would appear to be the only book ever published by "Buckingham &Co.". 97 Newgate Street was in 1871 the premises of Thomas Bristo Ashford, the photographic publisher and "Fancy Stationer".
Binding Original green cloth
Publisher Buckingham and Co. Paris