The Microcosm of London

London: Ackermann, 1808-1810. First edition. Quarto, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. 334 x 270 mm. Each volume with a wood-engraved title and engraved dedication. (vol.1) iv, 231; (vol. 2) vvi, 239; (vol. 3) vi, 280, (3 leaves index); text, plus 104 colored aquatints after drawings by Thomas Rowlandson and Augustus Pugin. Three-quarter calf, boards detached. Foxing to preliminary pages, offset from plates to facing text pages, otherwise text and pates very clean and fresh. Later issue with plates having discernible watermarks dated 1808 (5), 1809,(1), 1816 (2) and 1831 (4). Tooley 7; Abbey, Scenery, 212. Item #31441

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