The Original Picture of London – Enlarged and Improved. [With two maps / One large Fold-Out-Frontispiece / Engraved Titlepage / 27 Plates with numerous steel engravings (see complete list below)] Being a correct guide for the stranger, as well as for the inhabitant, to the Metropolis of the British Empire together with a description of the environs. The twenty fourth edition, revised and corrected to the present time.
Twenty-Fourth Edition. London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. No Date (c.1826), 10 cm x 14.5 cm. Frontispiece (Being a Fold-out-engraving of Waterloo Bridge, Somerset House, St. Pauls, Blackfriar Bridge, Monument, Southwark), XXXIV, 495 pages with several engravings and fold-out maps throughout. 8 pages of publisher’s catalogue to the rear. Original Hardcover / Contemporary green leather with gilt lettering to front board. Good+ condition with signs of external wear. Some minor signs of foxing. Five illustrations and one map cleanly detached (loosely inserted). Early 19th century tourist guide of London. Rare !