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.
First edition, Third issue (with Jones & Co., as Publishers). Hand-colored, engraved additional titles; 34 hand-colored engraved plates, designed and engraved by Messrs. Alken, Dighton, Brooke, Rowlandson, &c. 2 vols. 8vo. Full tan polished calf, gilt spines, contrasting titel labels, a.e.g. by Riviere & Sons Tooley 198. Item #63043
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.
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