Real life in London =
or, the rambles and adventures of Bob Tallyho, esq., and his cousin, The Hon. Tom. Dashall, through the metropolis;
exhibiting a living picture of fashionable characters, manners, and amusements in high and low life / by an amateur. Embellished and illustrated with a series of coloured prints, designed and engraved by Messrs. Alken, Dighton, Rowlandson, &c.
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London : For Jones & co., 1821-22.
Added title-pages, illus. in colors.
Vol. 2 designed and engraved by Messrs. Heath, Alken, Dighton, Brooke, Rowlandson, &c.
Ascribed to Pierce Egan, author of "Life in London, 1821-22" ; but according to the Camb. hist. of Eng. literature it "is a pleasanter book than its prototype ... the author had a purer style, a cleaner mind and a wider knowledge of London than Egan." cf. vol.XIV, p. 248.
Physical description: 2 v. : col. fronts., 30 col. pl. ; 23 cm.
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