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FUCHS, Eduard (ed.). GAVARNI, Paul (illustrator)

Gavarni Lithographien.   Munich: Albert Langen, 1925.

Folio 27 pp. With 29 text illustrations and 80 lithographs. Tan linen, covers quite faded, spine worn and portion torn (but present); text and plates very good. $150.00

First trade edition (after a special edition of 200 numbered copies. Paul Gavarni (1804-1866) was the nom de plume of Sulpice Guillaume Chevalier, a French painter and print-maker most famous for his book illustrations. Fuchs (1870-1937) was a German Marxist scholar, writer and art collector whose social interests in character resulted in his collection of artists such as Gavarni and Daumier.


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