Some Account of London. Second Edition.

London, Robert Faulder, 1791.


4to pp. [vi] + 2 (instructions to the binder) 479 [viii]. Modern quarter pigskin, marbled boards. MS ex libris of Samuel Wyat, 1792, the celebrated architect, some foxing to the engraved t.p. and the plates, text fine and large. With all 16 plates, including the folding view of London and Westminster. Pennant belonged to the “hear-say” historians, about whom Hugh Phillips says that “we cannot be grateful enough to them for having gathered this knowledge before it passed away” (Mid-Georgian London, p. 5). “One of the most pleasing topographical performances that has ever appeared. The second edition is much improved.” Lowndes 1824.

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