With the Two Extra Plates

Real Life in London; or, The Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and His Cousin, The Hon. Tom. Dashall, through the Metropolis; Exhibiting a Living Pictures of Fashionable Characters, Manners, and Amusements in High and Low Life. By An Amateur.

London: Printed for Jones & Co, 1821-2.

Price: $1,250.00

About the item

First edition, third issue. Hand-colored, engraved additional titles; 34 hand-colored engraved plates -- including the two extra plates. 2 vols. 8vo. With the Two Extra Plates. Full contemporary mottled calf, gilt spines, morocco spine labels, t.e.g., joints and headcaps repaired, else a fine, crisp copy. Tooley 198.

Item #18215

An imitation of Pierce Egan's famous Life in London, with some merit of its own and a foil to its contemporary, and as a guide to the social history of early nineteenth century London.