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Creator:
Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849.
Title(s):

Life in London, or, The day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend Corinthia Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis / by Pierce Egan, author of Walks through Bath, Sporting anecdotes, Pictures of the Fancy, Boxiana, &c. ; dedicated to His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Fourth ; embellished with thirty-six scenes from real life, designed and etched by I. R. & G. Cruikshank ; and enriched also with numerous original designs on wood, by the same artists.

Additional Title(s):

Life in London

Day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Sherwood, Neely and Jones, Paternoster-Row, 1821.
Physical Description:
xvi, 376, [10] p., [39] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4649.E45 L54 1821 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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PR4649.E45 L54 1821 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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PR4649.E45 L54 1821 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4649.E45 L54 1821 Copy 4
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Life in London. A new song by Pierce Egan, set to music by A. Voigt" : 3 folded leaves following p. 118.
Printed by Marchant, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch Street.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 281
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.) 196
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank: a catalogue raisonné, 262
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 12, 281, 283
BAC: British Art Center has four copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy; bound in gilt-tooled red morocco, with gilt edges. Includes at end a note "to the subscribers," [2] p., and publisher's advertisements, [8] p. Copy 2 is in 12 monthly parts bound in original brown printed paper wrappers. at head cover title: Dedicated to the King. No. [ ] of an original work, entitled Life in London; of, the day and night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his elegant friend, Corinthian Tom, in their rambles and spress through the metropolis. By Pierce Egan, author of "Sporting anecdotes," &c. Copy 3 bound in publisher's original illustrated boards. Copy 4 is also in 12 monthly parts. Original printed wrappers, as issued. Has the unnumbered leaf "To the Subscribers" tipped in beginning of no. V.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
London (England) -- Social life and customs.
Marchand -- Printer.
Sherwood, Neely and Jones -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1821.
Wood engravings -- 1821.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, ill.
Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856, ill.
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