EGAN, Pierce (1772-1849). Life in London; or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, London: Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1821. 8° (230 x 140mm.). Additional hand-coloured aquatint title, 3 folding leaves of engraved music, and 35 plates by I. R. and George Cruikshank. (Some spotting and offsetting, heavy to music sheets). Later red calf gilt, the covers with roll-tooled borders, the spines gilt in compartments, blue calf lettering-pieces in two, the others with decorative motifs, gilt edges. Provenance: Ownership inscription on verso of frontispiece, some marginal annotation in the same hand. FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE. Tooley 196; Abbey Life 281.
WARDLE, Gwyllym. The Investigation of the Charges brought against his Royal Highness the Duke of York, London: J. Stratford, 1809. 2 volumes. 8° (190 x 105mm.). EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with engraved title, 2 hand-coloured engraved portrait frontispieces, folding engraved portrait of Mrs Mary Ann Clarke, 4 folding hand-coloured engraved plates by Rowlandson and numerous engraved portraits. (Engraved title to second vol. detached, one folding hand-coloured plate loosely inserted, the others with tears to folds, some offsetting and spotting). Modern black morocco gilt. With 2 autograph letters signed by Mary Ann Clark loosely inserted. (3)