SMITH, John Thomas. The Cries of London: Exhibiting Several of the Itinerant Traders of Antient and Modern Times. Vol II. Copied from Rare Engravings, or Drawn from the Life. London: John Bowyer Nichols and son, 1839.
8vo., half red morocco with marbled boards and endpapers; lettered in gilt to spine with raised bands and gilt in compartments; top edge gilt; pp. xvi, 100; all edges and marbling on lower board a little rubbed. A few damp marks and closed tears to pages, otherwise a very good copy.
With 30 black and white engraved plates, and frontispiece of John Thomas Smith, late keeper of prints in the British Museum. Bound by C Winstanley, Manchester.
A charming book showcasing various London traders, including the Corpse-bearer, Rat-catcher and the Bladder-man, among others.