Sinks of London Laid Open: A Pocket Companion for the Uninitiated, to Which is Added a Modern Flash Dictionary Containing All the Cant Words, Slang Terms, and Flash Phrases now in Vogue, with A List of the Sixty Orders of Prime Coves..
first edition Hardcover
1848 · London
by Cruikshank, George (Ill.)
London: J. Duncombe, 1848. First edition. Hardcover. Good condition.. Octavo. 131 (1)pp. Original tan patterned cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Yellow endpapers. Folding frontispiece in color. "The whole Forming a True Picture of London Life, Cadging Made Easy, the He-She Man, Doings of the Modern Greeks, Snooking Kens Depicted, the Common Lodging-house Gallants, Lessons to Lovers of Die, the Gaming Table, etc." Embellished with Humorous Illustrations by George Cruikshank. Flash dictionary at rear. Advertisement of publisher on last page. Binding with light wear along edges, rubbed. Numbered paper-sticker at tail of spine and inside front cover. Lightly starting at pages 72 and 80. Block lightly age-toned. (Inventory #: 46964)