PUGIN, Augustus & ROWLANDSON, Thomas (illustrators).
The Microcosm of London.
Three volumes, quarto (33.5 x 26.4 cm). Half-titles, wood-engraved titles, engraved dedications, 104 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Bluck, Stadler and others after Pugin and Rowlandson. (Light offsets and a few spots and stains to plates, offsetting to text and some light browning in earlier part, some soiling of plate margins, scattered stains to a few leaves in vol. I, I3 of vol. III creased.) Contemporary diced Russia, covers with gilt-ruled and palmette borders, marbled endpapers and edges, rebacked preserving old spines.
Abbey Scenery 212; Tooley 7; Prideaux pp121-4. Franklin 49-54; Ray 33.