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George Smeeton
1828 Doings in London Scarce First Ed George Smeeton Illus
Hodgson, 1828. Click here to see our other books! Doings in London or Day and Night Scenes George Smeeton 1828 Hodgson : London 8.5" by 5.5" viii, 423pp SUMMARY The very scarce first edition of George Smeeton's account of contemporary London. First Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Good Only This book weighs 1 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION Undated, the first edition. Published by George Smeeton himself. Later editions were published by Hodgson. Illustrated throughout, by popular illustrator Robert Cruikshank. With a frontispiece, and numerous vignettes. For this work, George Smeeton used 'Ward's London Spy' as his model in compiling the work. Very scarce, with only two copies on LibraryHub, held at the British library and Senate House. With the bookplate of one Edwardi Jackson to the front pastedown. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper. Written by George Smeeton, an English printer and compiler of biographical collections. A very scarce work. CONDITION In a half calf binding. Externally, worn. Rubbing to the boards and to the spine. Tape repair to the spine, joints and hinges. Lacking spine label. Front hinge has failed with the endpapers and title page adhered to front pastedown. Back strip is lifting from the text block. Dedication leaf detached but present. Overall Condition: Good Only GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition (Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a du … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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