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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.More details Price: £1,850.00
A Touch at the Fine Arts
London: Thomas McLean, 1824. Full morocco, 11.25 inches tall. A very fine binding by TOUT with gilt raised bands, floral gilt tooling to the panels and elaborate gilt tooling to the boards. Wide dentelles, doublures and gilt top edge. 12 superb hand coloured lithographs satirising the arts.More details Price: £1,650.00