Metropolitan Improvements; Or London In The Nineteenth Century: Displayed In A Series Of Engravings Of The New Buildings, Improvements By The Most Eminent Artistists, From The Original Drawings Taken From The Objects Themselves Expressly For This Work By Mr Thos H Shepherd, With Historical, Topographical & Critical Illustrations By James Elmes
Published by Jones and Co. Acton Place, Kingsland Road.
First Edition 4to., 11 x 8.75 inches, vi + 172 pp. With Engraved title page and eighty leaves of plates each with two steel engraved views including a map of Regents Park. Plates are clean and fresh, a faint dampstain effects the lower margin of some plates but a very good copy. Bound in Full contemporary maroon morocco re-backed preserving the original label gilt, spine in compartments with raised bands. The plates in this example are printed on India paper and form an complete record of Nineteenth century London
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