Edinburgh Life In The Eighteenth Century: With An Account Of The Fashions And Amusements Of Society, 1899.
Edinburgh, William Brown, 1899. New Edition 12mo, 180 x 111mm. 97pp of text with b/w frontispiece, 6 further b/w illustrations and 16pp of adverts. Hardcover in original pictorial grey cloth bindings. Boards are a little bumped and pages uncut. Previous owner's signature and date, 1900 on front end paper. Contents include, Description of the Town in 1775, The Bad Accommodation for Strangers, The Dress of the Better Sort of Inhabitants, The Theatre, The Concerts, The Entertainments of Oyster Cellars and Comely Gardens, On the Cookery, The Climate and the State of Gardening and Planting, An Execution, Education and Trade etc. etc. Bookseller Inventory # 000494