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BRITTON, John (1771--1857)
A splendid and unique illustration of Pennant's London.
Chiswick from the press of C. Whittingham, 1819.
14, [2] p. ; 16.0 cm. (12º)

Anonymous. By John Britton. Half-title 'Londinum Illustratum'. A prospectus announcing an edition of maps, plans and prints illustrative of Pennant's London (1790 ed., q.v.) in 'twenty four volumes in atlas folio' and that 'particulars respecting this work, ... to be had of Mr. Triphook, bookseller, Old Bond Street'. Soane acquired a copy of the 1805 ed. (q.v.) pennantised in six volumes, per John Britton at Sotheby's sale of the hanged banker Henry Fauntleroy's library, 11 April 1825 (q.v.).

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink at head of text J Britton.

Binding Grey paper wrappers, stitched.

Reference Number 6119


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