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ROWLANDSON'S CHARACTERISTIC SKETCHES OF THE LOWER ORDERS, INTENDED AS A COMPANION TO THE NEW PICTURE OF LONDON. by  THOMAS ROWLANDSON - First Edition - 1820 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004574)

ROWLANDSON'S CHARACTERISTIC SKETCHES OF THE LOWER ORDERS, INTENDED AS A COMPANION TO THE NEW PICTURE OF LONDON.

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ROWLANDSON'S CHARACTERISTIC SKETCHES OF THE LOWER ORDERS, INTENDED AS A COMPANION TO THE NEW PICTURE OF LONDON.

by ROWLANDSON, THOMAS

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London: Samuel Leigh, 1820. 16mo (5 ½ x 3 ½ inches), nineteenth century three-quarter red morocco, spine with gilt bands, ornaments and lettering; marbled boards and matching endpapers; tissue guards. Pretty copy of the first edition of Rowlandson's second series of London street scenes and tradespeople in lively detailed settings. Male and female purveyors of food: rhubarb, cherries, baked goods, fish, dog meat, cucumber, etc. Trades, among others: the fireman, card sharp, itinerant musicians, raree-showman, man with telescope ("A Peep at the Comet"), beggars including disabled sailors, and , as usual, old Jews selling old clothes. Published as a supplement to Leigh's Guide to London. Hand colored frontispiece, advertisement and 53 hand colored plates with tissue guards. Charming little book. Tooley 424. Grolier 44. Not in Abbey, Life.. 3/4 Morocco . Fine. Illus. by Rowlandson, Thomas.. 16mo.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
004574
Title
ROWLANDSON'S CHARACTERISTIC SKETCHES OF THE LOWER ORDERS, INTENDED AS A COMPANION TO THE NEW PICTURE OF LONDON.
Author
ROWLANDSON, THOMAS
Illustrator
Rowlandson, Thomas.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Samuel Leigh
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1820
Keywords
London, Regency London, Color Plate, English Color Plate Books, Trades, london
Size
16mo

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gilt
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spine
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