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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    WIGHT, John. Mornings at Bow Street. London: for Charles Baldwyn, 1824. 8°. 21 etched plates by Cruikshank (a little foxing and discolouration, without the advertisement leaf at end). Later 19th-century half calf, gilt spine (a little rubbed). Provenance: B. Williams Ball (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION, ? FIRST ISSUE. Cohn 844.

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    WIGHT, John. Mornings at Bow Street. London: for Charles Baldwyn, 1824. 8°. 21 etched plates by Cruikshank (a little foxing and discolouration, without the advertisement leaf at end). Later 19th-century half calf, gilt spine (a little rubbed). Provenance: B. Williams Ball (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION, ? FIRST ISSUE. Cohn 844.

    FITZGERALD, Percy. Chronicles of Bow Street Police-Office with an Account of the Magistrates, "Runners", and Police. London: Chapman and Hall, 1888. 2 volumes, 8°. Plates. Original cloth, gilt handcuffs on upper covers, uncut (a little rubbed).

    And a copy of J. Wight's More Mornings at Bow Street (London, 1827, lacks 2 leaves of preliminaries). (4)


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