Chinoiseries Turqueries et autres Maroquinades par Cham [and] Grand Album de Caricatures cours d´Astronomie par Cham. Premiere Anée Premiere Serie.
Paris. Chez Arnauld de vresse, editeur 55, rue de Rivoli [and] En vente au depot central des almanachs, 48, rue de Seine. Ca. 1860. Chinoiseries: 25 x 18 cm. Printed paper wrapper + title + 15 leaves printed on one side only. Wood engravings. Grand Album de Caricatures: 18 x 27,5 cm. Printed paper wrapper + 16 paginated leaves printed on one side only. Wood engravings.
Chinoiseries: wrapper loose and with dog ears and a small paper loss to a corner. The back cover with a large stain. Title page foxed. Light foxing throughout. Grand Album de Caricatures: wrapper with paper loss to two corners and a few tears. A couple of leaves with small paper losses to the corners outside the image areas. Slight browning and a few creases.
Two caricature albums by Charles Amédée de Noé (1818 - 1879), also called Cham. He was a very prolific caricaturist and was for many years a staff member of the famous french newspaper Le Charivari.
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