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BOYLE'S FASHIONABLE COURT AND COUNTRY GUIDE ...
[Court and country guide. 1831]
Boyle's Fashionable court and country guide, and town visiting directory, corrected for January, 1831: containing an alphabetical arrangement of the names and places of abode, in town and country, of all the ladies & gentlemen of fashion, with the family names of the nobility, the foreign ministers, bankers, army and navy agents; &c. To which are added the Inns of Court, &c. With a list of coffee houses, &c.
London: printed and sold by Eliza Boyle and Son. And sold by Messrs. Miles & Marshall. Messrs. Sherwood. Mr. Hodgson, and Mr. Lindsell. Mr. Booth. Messrs. Bowdery & Kerby, Mr. Marsh, Mr. Bowen, and Mr. Baisler. Mr. Houghton, Mr. Hookham, Mr. Ebers, Mr. Allason, Mr. Booker, Messrs. Gossling and Edgley, Mr. Rodwell and Martin, and Mr. Andrews. Mr. Chapple, and Mr. Porter. Mr. Byfield. Messrs. Hoitt. Mr. Rice. Mrs. Butler. Mr. Laking. Messrs. Richard and Wilson. Messrs. Winchester, and Varnham, and Mr. Parrish. Mr. Staunton. Mr. Murray. Mr. Richardson, Messrs. Smith and Elder, and Mr. Letts. Mr. Ridgway, Mr. Dove, Messrs. Gray and Fell, and Mr. Hatchard. Mr. Izzard. Mr. M'Clary. Mr. Elkins. Mr. Hobson. Mr. Richardson: and by all the booksellers in England. Price five shillings, 1831.
648, [12] p., [1] fold. leaf (map) ; 14.0 cm. (12º)

The title-page imprint is undated. With a half-title. A street directory first published in by Patrick Boyle as The fashionable court guide, or the town visit directory in 1792 and issued annually with variant titles, imprints and sizes until 1925. Eliza Boyle succeeded to the editorship following the death of Patrick Boyle in 1808. See separate entries for other editions in Soane's library: as Boyle's Court and county guide, 1806, 1813, 1815, 1817, 1819, 1821--23; as Boyle's Fashionable court and country guide, 1824--25, 1828, 1832--35. In this edition Soane is listed (as 'J. Soane, arch.') at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields (p. 116); his neighbours are his tenants Edward Stanley, surgeon, at No.12 (since 1826) and the solicitors Henry Williams and John Bethell at No.14 (since 1828). With advertisements on the leaf preceding the half-title and the half-title verso, and twelve final pages of general advertisements. The folded leaf, printed on pink paper, is a map with advertisement on the verso for the land and water conveyance firm of Pickford & Co. Engraved double-page advertisement for 'Carriages of first Quality Only. ... at the Old Established Manufactories 43. Crawford Street, Portman Square', printed on blue paper, laid down inside the rear cover.

Binding Original C19th sheep, gilt double-ruled spine, direct-lettered in gilt 'Boyle's Court Guide. 1831'.

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