The cryes of the city of London drawne after the life = Les cris de la ville de Londres dessignez apres la nature = L'arti com[m]uni che uanno p[er] Londra fatte dal naturale / P. Tempest excudit.
- Additional Title(s):
Cries of the city of London drawn after the life
Cris de la ville de Londres dessignez apres la nature
Arti communi che uanno per Londra fatte dal naturale
Tempests cryes of London.
- London : Printed & sold by Henry Overton at the White Horse without Newgate, 1711.
- Physical Description:
-  leaves : chiefly ill. ; 29 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDA688 .L37 1711+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Engraved throughout.
Spine title: Tempests cryes of London.
Parallel title in English, French, and Italian. Captions in English, French, and Italian.
Leaves are signed: MLauron delin: P. Tempest exc. Cum Privilegio.
Seventy-four plates including 2 engraved t.p. (plates 1 and 37).
First edition 1688. In the present edition some of the plates have been altered to bring the costume into the fashion of the time of re-publication--Cf. Tuer.
The plates were probably engraved by John Savage; some authorities, however, attribute part of the engraving to Laroon or to Tempest. Cf. Dict. nat. biog.
Tuer, A. Old London street cries. London : Field & Tuer, 1885, p. 7
DNB, v. 54, p. 42
Shesgreen, S. Criers and hawkers of London. Stanford : Stanford University Press, 1990, p. 43
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 176
BAC: British Art center copy imperfect. Appears to lack letter-press t.p.
- Subject Terms:
- Barrett, Thomas -- Bookplate.Cries -- England -- London -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1711.London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.Overton, Henry -- Printer.Peddlers -- England -- London -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.Scottowe Hall Library -- Bookplate.
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Laroon, Marcellus, 1653-1702, The cryes of the city of London drawne after the life = Les cris de la ville de Londres dessignez apres la nature = L'arti com[m]uni che uanno p[er] Londra fatte dal naturale , 1711
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