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BOYLE'S FASHIONABLE COURT AND COUNTRY GUIDE ...
[Court and country guide. 1835]
Boyle's Fashionable court and country guide, and town visiting directory, corrected for January, 1835. 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, lists of the Houses of Peers and Commons, the foreign ministers, bankers, army and navy agents, public societies and institutions, club houses, hotels, coffee houses, &tc. To which are added the Inns of Court, &c.
London: printed and sold by Eliza Boyle and Son. And sold by Simpkin & Marshall. Sherwood and Co. Hodgson, and Lindsell. Booth. Bowdery & Kerby, Bowen, and Baisler. Houghton, Hookham, Ebers, Allason, Booker, Gosling and Egley, Rodwell, Mitchell, and Andrews. Porter. Byfield. Hoitt. Rice. Butler. Laking. Richard and Wilson. Winchester, and Varnham, and Parrish. Staunton. Murray. Richardson, Smith, Elder, and Co., and Letts. Ridgway, Dove, Messrs. Gray, Son, & Fell, and Hatchard. Izzard. M'Clary. Elkins. Hobson. Richardson and Godfrey. Douglas. Senior, and Turrill, and by all the booksellers in England. Price five shillings, 1835.
791, [1] p. ; 13.9 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, and was succeeded at her death in 1833 by George Boyle. 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, 1831--34. In this edition Soane is listed (as 'Sir J. Soane, arch.') at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields (p. 132); his neighbours are his tenants Edward Stanley, surgeon, at No.12 and the solicitors Henry Williams and John Bethell at No.14. With advertisements on the leaf preceding the half-title and the half-title verso, and miscellaneous advertisements on pp. 729--[792].

Copy Notes Stamped on both pastedowns 'Bound by J. Smith, 49 Long Acre', i.e. John Smith (fl. 1822--46), recorded at Long Acre 1832--46. Smith's stamp also appears in copies of Soane's Description de la maison et du musée situé au nord de la place de Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1835 [i.e. 1836] (q.v.).

Binding Original C19th sheep, gilt-ruled spine, direct-lettered in gilt 'Boyle's Court Guide. 1835'.

Reference Number 4367


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