5 December 2006
[CRAIG, William Marshall (d. 1827)]. Descriptions of the Plates, Repesenting the Itinerant Traders of London in their Ordinary Costume; with Notices of the Remarkable Places Given in the Background. London: Richard Phillips, 1804.
4o (257 x 207 mm). 31 hand-colored etchings. (Some minor offsetting.) 20th century red morocco gilt, covers with a wide border of gilt and black strapwork, intersecting at corners, upper cover with an inlay of yellow, green, black, blue, brown, and red morocco depicting a tradesman with Band Boxes, spine gilt, edges gilt by Bayntun; cloth slipcase.
FIRST EDITION, issued as a supplement to Richard Phillips' Modern London. Abbey Life 271; Tooley 370.
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