OLD TIMES. A Picture of Social Life at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Collected, and Illustrated from the Satirical and Other Sketches of the Day. English History, John Ashton, b. 1834.

OLD TIMES. A Picture of Social Life at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Collected, and Illustrated from the Satirical and Other Sketches of the Day.

London: John C. Nimmo, 1885. 1st edition. xii, 354 pp (including Index). 29 page publisher catalogue, dated February 1885, bound-in at rear. Illustrated with 88 inserted plates. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 5-3/4". Original publisher's deep maroon cloth with green leather title label to spine & gilt stamped device ("Fashions for 1797") to front board. TEG. Spine ever so slightly faded. Front board with a minute bit of spotting to top left. A VG+ copy. Item #29758

On a few of the plates, under the image, a prior owner has neatly named some of the characters depicted therein, e.g., In "Faro's Daughters", which shows 2 ladies in the stocks, the woman on the left is identified as Lady Archer.

Price: $125.00

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