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Title(s):

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, Brooke, Rowlandson &c.

Additional Title(s):

Real life in London

Rambles and adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and his cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall, through the metropolis

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Jones and Co., 3, Warwick Square. 1821-1822.
Physical Description:
56 pt. in 33 pt.. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA688 .R43 1821
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Many plates unsigned. Of those signed, engravings by H. Alken, W. Read, J.L. Marks, after illustrations by H. Alken, J.L. Marks.
Various parts printed by B. Bensley, while other parts printed by A. Applegarth.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. 56 parts in 33 publisher's printed wrappers, nos. 11-56 being double numbers.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 280
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.) 198
Subject Terms:
Applegarth, A. -- Printer.
Bensley, B. -- Printer.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1821-1822.
Jones and Co. -- Publisher.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1821-1822.
Contributors:
Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, ill.
Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860, ill.
Dighton, Richard, 1795-1880, ill.
Heath, William, 1795-1840, ill.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, ill.
Marks, John Lewis, engraver.
Read, W., engraver.
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