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Author Name    BRAYLEY, Edward Wedlake

Title   LONDINIANA; OR REMINISCENCES OF THE BRITISH METROPOLIS: INCLUDING CHARACTERISTIC SKETCHES, ANTIQUARIAN, TOPOGRAPHICAL, DESCRIPTIVE AND LITERARY

Binding   Hardcover

Publisher   London Hurst, Chance, and Co. 1829

Seller ID   304

Volume III (of 4) only. Contemporary full polished calf; hinges cracked. Marbled end papers. Illustrated with folding and other plates. Folding frontis of Somerset House in 1742. Includes descriptions of London in Henry the Seventh's time, Bethlehem Hospital; Moorfields, Puritanical Regulations, Dreadful Accidents, Natural Disasters, Royal Whims, Architectural Anomalies, Personal Tragedies, The Book of Sports, Dreadful Pestilence and Plague, Mayings in Henry the Eight's Reign, Murder and the Meal Tub Plot, London Sites, and Memoirs of Giants and Dwarfs, and Humours of the "Folly," a floating House of Entertainment on the River Thames. A very good copy. Fascinating insight into the colorful events of London life. ; 16mo; xx, 344 pages

London Scandle Henry English History

Price = 55.00 USD



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