London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer and James ELMES (1782-1862). Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century...London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century. London: Jones & Co., 1827-29. 2 volumes, 4° (267 x 202mm). Engraved titles and numerous views on 159 plates (some foxing and light browning).Provenance: Thomas Rutt (armorial bookplate).
STOW, John (1525?-1605). The Survey of London: contayning the Originall, Increase, Modern Estate, and Government of that City. London: E. Purslow for N. Bourne, 1633. 2° (330 x 205mm). Numerous woodcut arms in the text, illustration of the Persian tomb on p.780 (short splits in title, G6, Bb1 & Ss5, occasional unimportrant browning). 18th-century calf, gilt spine with black lettering piece (rubbed). Provenance: George Molesworth (18th-century signature on title) - J. Bayley (19th-century signature on an endpaper). Fourth edition. STC 23345; Upcott II, pp.615-16.
With an imperfect copy of Shepherd's Select Views of London and its Environs (London, 1804). (4)
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