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MUSICAL HAUNTS IN LONDON
Written by F.G. Edwards.
Stock no. 1820758
Published by J. Curwen & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Buildings of London with a musical history. Red cloth boards, black title to front. 13 b/w illustrations including fold-out sketch of St. Paul's Cathedral to front. 58 pages including index plus adverts to rear. Spine faded, boards grubby. Front joint split but binding tight. Browning to free endpapers. Contents clean.

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ARTEMUS WARD IN LONDON, AND OTHER PAPERS
Written by Artemus Ward; Charles Farrar Browne. Illustrated by J.H. Howard.
Stock no. 1820755
Published by G.W. Carleton & Co., Publishers. 1st 1867. Very good condition.

With comic illustrations by J.H. Howard. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, embossed decoration to boards. 6 b/w plates. Spine browned & worn at top & tail. Corners lightly worn. Front joint just starting to crack. Some light browning.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XIV: SUFFOLK, SURREY, SUSSEX
Written by Frederic Shoberl.
Stock no. 2134136
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; Sherwood & Co.; J. Cuthell; Cadell & Davies. 1ST 1813. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine and corner; raised bands to spine with gilt titles. Marbled boards. Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Embellished With Engravings. Spine is faded, with some wear. Uneven browning to covers. Foxing and browning throughout.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVI: YORKSHIRE
Written by John Bigland.
Stock no. 2134135
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; Sherwood & Co.; Cadell & Davies. 1ST 1812. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine and corner; raised bands to spine with gilt titles. Marbled boards. Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Embellished With Engravings. Spine is unevenly faded, with some wear. Browning to covers. Some foxing/wrinkling to pages throughout; some pages of prelims have corner creases.

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BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVII - PART I NORTH WALES
Written by J. Evans.
Stock no. 2134134
Published by J. Harris; Vernor, Hood & Sharpe; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; Sherwood & Co.; J. Cuthell; Cadell & Davies. 1st 1812. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine and corners; raised bands and spine; marbled boards. Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Embellished With Engravings. Spine is faded, with a few marks. Browning/foxing to cover edges. Some foxing and page browning throughout. What looks like slight repair to front joint.

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THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XII PARTS I & II: NORTHUMBERLAND, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE, RUTLAND
Written by J. Hodgson; F.C. Laird; J.N. Brewer.
Stock no. 2134133
Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe; Longman, Hurst, Rees And Orme; J. Cuthell; J. Harris; B. Crosby & Co.; J.M. Richardson. 1st 1813. Almost very good condition.

2 Volumes. Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines with gilt titles. Marbled boards. Part 1 has 20 plates and Part II has 24 plates. Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Embellished With Engravings. Spines are both faded, with some wear. Differing levels of foxing throughout volumes; edges of some plate pages are chipped, with a little loss.

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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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LONDON (ILLUSTRATED) A COMPLETE GUIDE
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134070
Published by Henry Herbert, Publisher. 1875. Almost very good condition.

To the places of amusement, objects of interest, parks, clubs, markets, docks, principal railway routes and leading hotels: Also A Directory, in a concise form, of First Class Reliable Houses in the various Branches of Trade. Fourth year of publication. Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fraying/tearing to cloth with a bit of loss to spine and corners. Marks and spots to covers. Joints are cracked. Publisher information plate pasted to front pastedown. Damp marks to edges of some pages. Some foxing and margin marks.

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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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BABYLON THE GREAT: A DISSECTION AND DEMONSTRATION OF MEN AND THINGS IN THE BRITISH CAPITAL (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Mudie.
Stock no. 1820501
Published by Charles Knight. 1st 1825. Good condition.

A book about London, 'in its confusion of tongues, of people, and of employments, it is Babylon; and in all its attributes it is "Babylon the Great."' A two volume set. Leather spine and corners, marbled paper boards. Raised bands and gilt title label to spines. Boards scuffed and worn at edges. Volume II is cracked to outside front spine edge with slight loss of leather to top. Contemporary inscription in ink to front endpapers. Volume II has insect damage to gutter edge of prelims. Scattered foxing and age marks throughout.

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REAL LIFE IN LONDON (2 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820499
Published by Jones And Co.. Circa 1822. Good condition.

Or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and his cousin, The Hon. Tom. Dashall, through the Metropolis; Exhibiting a living picture of fashionable characters, manners and amusements in High and Low Life by An Amateur. Leather spine and corners, marbled paper boards. Vol 1: hand coloured frontispiece, title page and 17 plates plus Tom and Bob catching a Charley napping. Vol 2: hand coloured frontispiece, title page and 11 plates plus St Georges Day presentation. One of the better imitations of the hugely popular 'Life in London' by Pierce Egan, portraying with accuracy 17th century London society, scenes and buildings. Leather spine & corners, title label with gilt title to spine, marbled paper boards. First Edition, later printing e.g. contains 'A word to the wise' in vol II. Covers heavily scuffed and worn at edges. Slight loss to title blocks. Leather missing from one front corner. Joints cracked. Title pages have been swapped by the binder i.e. volume one contains title page for volume two and vice versa. All plates present. Text block browned. Contents browned and foxed. Plates nice and bright with browning and foxing mainly to margins.

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THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX THROUGH LONDON, OR THE PLEASURES AND MISERIES OF THE METROPOLIS.
Written by Doctor Syntax.
Stock no. 1820498
Published by J. Johnston. 1st 1820. Good condition.

A poem. Leather spine & corners, marbled paper boards. Gilt title and tooling decorations to spine. Marbled text block. 19 hand-coloured plates plus title page. Boards rubbed and worn at edges. Marbling to text block fading. Front hinge cracked. Contents grubby. All plates are present, nice and bright but margins browned.

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