London, South Kensington
19 March 2008
SMITH, John Thomas (1766-1833). The Cries of London: exhibiting several of the itinerant traders of antient and modern times. London: John Bwyer, 1839. 4° (357 x 278mm). Half title, etched portrait frontispiece of the author and 30 plates (most plates spotted). Contemporary cloth (rubbed, spine faded, extremities a little frayed). Provenance: M. Turner, 31 Inverness Terrace (inscription on verso of free endpaper). Colas 2757; Lipperheide I, 1024.
TUER, Andrew White (1838-1900). London Cries: with six charming children. London: Field & Tuer [and others], [?1883]. Small 4° (286 x 215mm). Half title, 6 engraved plates, numerous illustrations, including 15 hand-coloured illustrations, 10 after Rowlandson (half title and title a little spotted). 20th-century half calf, part of original label laid down on front cover (a little soiled and rubbed).
With William Henry Pyne's Microcosm: Or, A Picturesque Delineation of the Arts, Agriculture, Manufactures, etc. of Great Britain (London, 1808, vol. I with 60 plates only, some repairs). (3)
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