Costume of the Lower Orders of London. Thomas Lord BUSBY.
Costume of the Lower Orders of London
Costume of the Lower Orders of London
Costume of the Lower Orders of London
Costume of the Lower Orders of London
Costume of the Lower Orders of London
Costume of the Lower Orders of London
Costume of the Lower Orders of London

Costume of the Lower Orders of London

London: ublished for T.L. Busby, by Messrs. Baldwin, raddock, and Joy, 1820. Item #01625

The London Working Class

[BUSBY, Thomas Lord]. Costume of the Lower Orders of London. Painted and Engraved from Nature, by
T.L. Busby. London: Published for T.L. Busby, by Messrs. Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy… [1820].

Quarto (11 1/4 x 9 1/16 inches; 286 x 231 mm.). iv, [24] pp. Twenty-four hand-colored etched plates. Text watermarked 1817, plates watermarked 1822.

Contemporary quarter green roan over marbled boards. Spine decorated and lettered in gilt with raised bands. Slight offsetting from some of the plates to the text.

From the library of Samuel Appleton, with his armorial bookplate on front pastedown. An excellent copy.

The Plates:
1. Frontispiece of Sandwich Man. No imprint.
2. Billy Waters (the Dancing Fiddler). Nov. 1, 1819.
3. Jemmy Lovel (the Tinker). Nov. 1, 1819.
4. Mechanical Fiddler. Nov. 1, 1819.
5. Owen Clancey (the Frost Bitten Sailor). Jan. 1, 1820.
6. Draymen. Feb. 15, 1819.
7. Joseph Hill (the Bell-Ringer). Feb. 15, 1820.
8. Fish Woman. Feb. 15, 1820.
9. Fireman. March 15, 1820.
10. Chimney-Sweepers. Aug. 1, 1820.
11. Postman. July 1, 1820.
12. Pieman. Aug. 15, 1820.
13. May Day. May 15, 1820.
14. Shoe-Black. May 15, 1820.
15. Match-Girl. May 15, 1820.
16. Dustman. May 15, 1820.
17. Milk Maid. Jan. 1, 1820.
18. Thomas Musto (the Mat-Man. Jan. 1. 1820.
19. Fortune-Teller. Unsigned: Jan. 1, 1820.
20. Pedlar. Feb 15, 1820.
21. Rabbit-Seller. March 15, 1820.
22. Water-Cresses. March 15, 1820.
23. Apple-Boy. March 15, 1820.
24. Watchman. March 15, 1820.

Abbey, Life 423. Colas 491. Hiler, p. 129. Lipperheide 1025. Tooley 123.

Price: $4,750.00

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