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(Cruchley, George Frederick)

Cruchley’s picture of London, or, visitor’s assistant, comprising the history, rise, and progress of the metropolis to the present period. And a sketch of the most remarkable features of its environs, necessary for the foreigner or stranger. To which is annexed, a new map of London (etc).

London, G.F.Cruchley nd (preface dated May 1831).

Reference: 15158
Price: £90 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xvi + 235 + (1)pp, large folding engraved map. Contemporary marbled boards, leather spine. The volume also contains the G.F.Cruchley firm’s separately paginated Catalogue of general & county atlases, and guides for travellers on the Continent and through the United Kingdom, nd, 31 + (1)pp. Ink ownership inscription of Thomas Grindlay, June 1834, on preliminary blank leaf. Some contemporary pencil notes, perhaps by Grindlay, at beginning and end of volume, recording names and addresses and other memoranda. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.