Photographs and text by Ed Van der Elsken, published by Andre Deutsch of London, pre 1957. Hard cover bound, this copy, presumed to be a First Edition is in Very Good condition, covered in plastic with a Good dust jacket. The size of the book is 272x198x15mm. There is no pagination or ISBN number. Dust jacket has an inscription dated August 1957 on the inside flap – otherwise no indication of Edition or printing date. The reprints are by a different publisher. Therefore this copy is presumed First. The dust jacket has been much repaired – closed chips 230x 20mm across top of rear cover, 70x 30 mm on tail, 26×20 front top corner, 35x18mm on lower rear corner; all repairs colour matched, the word “love” in the title is hand-printed. PRICE CLIPPED. Book has slight wear on head & tail; the title p and first 2 sheets show some abrasion, no deeper than 2mm, along the fore-edge. Black and white photographs throughout. A cult book of the post-war bohemians on the Left Bank of Paris.