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James Elmes; John Haddon; Thomas H Shepherd; Jones and Co. (London, England),
Metropolitan improvements; or, London in the nineteenth century: displayed in a series of engravings of the new buildings, improvements
London : Jones & Co., Temple of the Muses (late Lackington's), Finsbury Square : and sold by Simpkin and Marshall, 1830. Hardcover. Acceptable. 4to, 28 cm. Bound in contemporary full, straight grained morocco. Chip missing from spine edge. Front hinge cracked, joints tender. All edges gilt. Marbled end pages. vi, 172, ii p., 162 steel engraved plates of London in the nineteenth century on 81 sheets. Both title page, vignette and additional letterpress title page, as well as rear final 4 leaves are stained. Illustrated by Thomas H. Shepherd: comprising the palaces, parks, new churches, bridges, streets, river scenery, public offices and institutions, gentlemen's seats, and mansions, and every other object worthy of notice throughout the metropolis and its environs. With historical, topographical, and critical illustrations. <br> Early signatures of Robert Gilman, Sarah G. Brien on title. <br> This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]

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