Sale 18BP01 | Lot 194

ROWLANDSON, THOMAS Rowlandson's Characteristic Sketches of the Lower Orders, intended as a companion to the New Picture of London.

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Lot 194
ROWLANDSON, THOMAS Rowlandson's Characteristic Sketches of the Lower Orders, intended as a companion to the New Picture of London.
London: printed [by W. Clowes] for Samuel Leigh, 1820. First edition. 19th century three-quarters red morocco gilt, marbled edges. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches (14 x 8.5 cm); iv pp. including title and advertisement, with frontispiece and 53 hand-colored plates. This little work was published as a supplement to the 1820 edition of Leigh's guide to London. A modicum of binding wear, but a pretty copy internally and externally.
Rowlandson's second great series of London street scenes, relating to the Cries of London, 1799. Tooley 424; Grolier 44.


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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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