Cockney Adventures and Tales of London. Nicholson Renton.
Cockney Adventures and Tales of London
Cockney Adventures and Tales of London
Cockney Adventures and Tales of London
Cockney Adventures and Tales of London

Cockney Adventures and Tales of London

London: W.M. Clark, 1838.

First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046036
ISBN: NoISBN

Contemporary half leather, edges well worn, hinges rubbed, scattered mostly light foxing and staining internally. Bound up from the original 21 parts with an added title and table - sometimes a frontis was also added, but it is lacking here. Each issue with an illustrated first page, a few other illustrations throughout. Obviously inspired by Pickwick (Nicholson also wrote a parody of Dombey and Son a few years later), each issue has a story illustrative of common life in London. Nicholson - known as Lord Chief Baron" was a widely popular and visible figure in the London demi-monde - editor, author, pawnbroker and pub-owner. Old signatures on endpapers. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 046036.

Price: $750.00

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