Life in London, or the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxionan, in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis.

London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1822.

Price: $900.00

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Cruikshank. Second edition. 36 hand-colored aquatint plates by Isaac Robert & George Cruikshank, and 21 wood engravings, 3 engraved folding plates of sheet music. xvi, [1]-376pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full brown morocco for Charles E. Lauriat of Boston by Root & Co., gilt devices of bottles, playing cards, and dancers stamped in spine panels and to corners of boards, a.e.g., moire straight grained silk endpapers. Some minor rubbing . A Handsome copy. Abbey, Life in England, 281; Cohn 262; Tooley 196.

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Second edition, published the year after the first, of this popular work which set the style for a host of imitators and remains a vivid panorama of Georgian London, from its heights to its depths.