London, South Kensington
4 December 2003
[TAYLOR, Jane (1783-1824) & Ann TAYLOR GILBERT (1782-1866)]. City Scenes, or a Peep into London for Children, London: printed and sold by Darton, Harvey & Darton, 1823. 12° (156 x 100mm). Etched title and 76 illustrations on 35 sheets. (Light offsetting and thumb-soiling.) Contemporary morocco-backed boards (front cover detached, very rubbed and scuffed). cf. Osborne I, 191.
A Visit to Uncle William in Town; or, a Description of the most remarkable buildings and curiosities in the British Metropolis, London: for J. Harris, 1818. 12° (165 x 100mm). Etched frontispiece depicting Black Friars Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral and St. Paul's School, and 21 plates, each with 3 illustrations, publisher's advertisments at end. (Occasional spotting, lightly thumb-soiled.) Contemporary morocco-backed pictorial boards (spine chipped, rubbed and browned). Osborne I, 193.
With 2 others, including an 1818 edition of the first named item (lacking 2 plates, soiled). (4)
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