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Tuer, Andrew White, 1838-1900 / Old London street cries ; and, The cries of to-day : with heaps of quaint cuts including hand-coloured frontispiece (1885)

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Size, large quarto : nearly out of print.

"The interest of the volume is inexhaustible."—The Times.

London Cries : With Six Charming Children printed direct from stippled plates engraved in the Bartolozzi style. The text by ANDREW W. TUER, Author of "Bartolozzi and his Works," &c. LONDON : Field and Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, E.C.

One Guinea. Large Paper Signed Proofs (250 only) Two Guineas. Large Paper Signed Proofs on Satin (50 only), Four Guineas.

The twelve quaintly old fashioned and beautiful whole-page illustrations are eminently adapted for separate framing.

CONTAINS an account of London cries from the earliest period. The "Six Charming Children" —highly finished engravings of the Bartolozzi School—are duplicated in red and brown. There are in addition about forty other illustrations—many of them in colours—including ten of Rowlandson's humorous subjects in facsimile, examples by George Cruikshank, Joseph Crawhall, &c.

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