SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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LEMON, Mark.
Up and Down the London Streets.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. vii 348pp. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with around 100 engraved portraits views etc., of which 42 are hand-coloured. Nicely bound by Root in full brown morocco gilt covers with triple gilt fillets and corner-pieces, spine in six gilt paneled compartments, gilt-lettered direct in second and third compartments, gilt inner dentelles, top edge, coloured cloth endpapers, a small chip to head of spine, but really a very good copy. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontispiece. Westminster Abbey with the New Improvements. 2. The Castle of the British Sovereign, Windsor, Berkshire. 3. Dover, Kent. 4. Old Queens Head, Islington. 5. Stationer's Hall, Stationer's Hall court. 6. View of Port of London, as it appeared in the Great Fire, 1666. 7. The Tower. 8. St. Augustine's Gate, Canterbury, Kent. 9. Thames Tunnel (from the Circular Staircase) London. 10. West Side of Temple Bar, London. 11. New Royal Exchange, London. 12. Black-friars-bridge &c. 13. Guildhall. 14. The Mansion House. 15. [not captioned] 16. Custom House. 17. East view of Staines-bridge. 18. St. James's Palace (Northwest view) Westminster. 19. London, from Chatham Place, Blackfriars. 20. Shoreditch Church. 21. Chancery Lane. 22. Scene from Richmond Hill, Surrey. 23. London Bridge from Bankside. 24. The New Mint on Tower Hill. 25. View from Pullins Row, Islington. 26. Whittingtons Alms Houses, Highgate Hill, Middlesex. 27. Drury Lane Theatre. 28. St. Andrew's Holborn. 29. New Hall and Library, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. 30. Goldsmith's Hall. Foster Lane, Cheapside, London. 31. A Knight, Templar. (sepia) 32. Banqueting House, Whitehall. 33. Old Somerset House. 34. North & West Front of the Bank of England, from Lothbury. 35. The Savoy, London. 36. Horse Guards. 37. Hampton Court Palace. 38. The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London. 39. Italian Opera House, Haymarket, from Pall Mall East. 40. Covent Garden Theatre, Westminster. 41. Bullocks Museum, Piccadilly. 42. Covent Garden Theatre, Westminster. 43. View in Parliament Street. (shewing Whitehall, the Treasury &c) Westminster.