Title: The Foreigner in London>>>>RARE COMIC BOOK ...
Publisher: James Blackwood, Paternoster Row, London.
Publication Date: 1859
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
8pp. and 8 contemporary hand coloured illustrations. With imprint of "My Own Little Library" at top of front cover. Priced at sixpence. In very good condition. A remarkable survival. Comic pamphlet of 1859 (there is one other uncoloured copy in the Bishopsgate Institute) which gives a fictional account of the experiences of Monsieur Theophile Jean Baptiste Schmidt, a French tourist, in Whitechapel that gives us a rare glimpse of East End street life in that period. Rare. Not found in British Library. Not found in COPAC. Bookseller Inventory # 4186