Real Life in London.
London: Jones & Co., Oxford Arms Passage, 1821 & 1822. 2 volume set, 9.5 inches tall. A stunning early 20th century full morocco by Riviere with gilt raised bands and extra gilt paneling to the boards, dentelles and all edges. A very rare tall paper copy of the first edition with the 30 superb hand coloured engraved plates called for and 3 extra plates, making a total of 33 by Alken, Rowlandson and others. 'Exhibiting a Living Picture of Fashionable Characters, Manners, and Amusements in High and Low Life' in the Metropolis. An excellent set.