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LIFE IN LONDON
Written by Pierce Egan. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1821320
Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1st 1821. Good condition.

Or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis. Full leather binding, raised bands to spine and gilt title. Marbled endpapers and text block. 36 hand-coloured plates plus 3 plates of fold-out music. A few b/w illustrations tor text. xvi & 376 pages. This is the First Edition, First issueSpine re-backed with original spine laid down (some loss at top and tail of original). Corners rubbed & worn exposing boards beneath. Front hinge split but binding holding on for the moment (fragile). Contemporary name in ink to first blank page. Binding is otherwise tight. Foxing throughout and browning from facing pages. All plates present, one detached.

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THE LIFE OF AN ACTOR
Written by Pierce Egan; T. Greenwood. Illustrated by Theodore Lane.
Stock no. 2134073
Published by Pickering & Chatto. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Modern binding; black leather spine, gilt title. Red cloth covers. 27 hand coloured plates. Large paper edition. A reprint. Bumping to a couple of corners; some scuff and other marks. New endpapers. Foxing and page browning; some page edges are chipped/creased or not neatly cut.

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PIERCE EGAN'S FINISH TO THE ADVENTURES OF TOM, JERRY, AND LOGIC, IN THEIR PURSUITS THROUGH LIFE IN AND OUT OF LONDON
Written by Pierce Egan. Illustrated by Robert Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2134072
Published by John Camden Hotten. Circa 1872. Very good condition.

Modern binding - green leather corners and spine; raised bands to spine; gilt titles. Marbled boards. 36 Hand coloured plates. Large paper edition. New endpapers. Some wear and rubbing to edges of leather. Page browning and some foxing. Margin marks in some places.

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THE LONDON APPRENTICE AND THE GOLDSMITH'S DAUGHTER OF THE WEST CHEPE;
Written by Pierce Egan.
Stock no. 2134069
Published by W.S. Johnson. 1st 1852. Good condition.

Volumes 1, 2 and 3 complete and bound together in dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Fold-out frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine is browned with chipping/fraying to cloth along edges. Damp stain to rear cover. Other marks to covers. Tape to front joint. Inscription in ink and pencil inscription to front endpaper. Rear joint cracked. Page edge browning; some foxing. All parts and plates are present, including frontispiece (which is absent from many copies). Frontis has tape repairs to verso.

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