Smith, John Thomas
Title Lives of famous London beggars, with forty portraits of the most remarkable
Book Condition Very Good-
Publisher London Diprose and Bateman - ND, ca 1860 N.D.
Seller ID 14605
Dk brown boards; a little worn and scuffed; corners sharp; binding tight; gilt titling on front still quite bright, though titling on spine faded. B/w illustrations. Some pencil notes on front endpaper. Originally published in 1815-16, these fascinating portraits of some of London's better-known indigents include several who were clearly maimed or wounded during the late wars. ; Small 4to (7 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 30 + XXXI plates pages