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Blank Book containing 18th Century pamphlets, broadsides and newspaper articles from Britain c. 1840s concerning the fire at the Tower of London, and recent discoveries at a house the infamous Jonathan Wild once stayed.

np (London) nd (1841) The blank book is 12.25 x 10, half leather, marbled boards, 38 leaves with items affixed to one side only (usually), covers and last few pp detached and worn, spine ends badly chipped, blank pages edge worn, toned with some finger soil, otherwise inserted items very nicely preserved. Contains: pamphlet A Full Detail of the Recent and Wonderful Discoveries at the Supposed Residence of Jonathan Wild. . . 5..75 x 4.25, self wraps, 6 pp, affixed at left margin of cover, circa 1844; Just Published, the Full Particulars of the Extraordinary Houses in West Street, Smithfield . . . Jonathan Wild, 6.75 x 4.25, self wraps, 6 pp, affixed at left margin, nd, printed by H.Paul; A Descriptive Account of the Old House in West Street, Smithfield . . . Illustr by W.S. Cotterell, 9 x 5.5, wraps, 16 pp, published by Cotterell & Strange; London, nd, affixed at rear cover; The History of the Recent and Wonderful Discoveries at the Houses in West Street . . . By an Eye Witness, Published by G. Vickers: London, nd, 7.5 x 4.5, self wraps, 12 pp, attached at left margin of front cover, illustr; Second Edition of the Original Details of the Recent and Wonderful Discoveries at the Houses in West Street, Smithfield . . . by an Eye Witness, publ by Vickers: London, nd, 7.75 x 4.5, self wraps, 12 pp, affixed by left margin of front cover; Eighth Edition, Recent and Important Discoveries . . . by an Eye Witness, publ by Paul: London, nd, 7 x 4, self wraps, 8 pp, affixed by left margin of front cover; The Latest Particulars of the Extraordinary Houses in West Street, Smithfield . . . Publ by Paul: London, nd, 6.75 x 4.25, self wraps, 8 pp, illustr, affixed by left margin of front cover; 10 x 7.25, broadside Fire at the Tower of London Birt: London nd (1842), two columns, written by John Morgan; Conversation between the Tower and the Mint by John Morgan; broadside publ Birt; London, nd 9.75 x 7.25, two columns: Awful Fire at the Tower of London broadside, publ by Birt, nd 15 x 9.5, folded; Destruction of the Tower of London by Fire broadside 20 x 14.5, with illustr of fire, publ by H.Paul, one tear at folds; another copy of Awful Fire at the Tower of London (see above); Full Particulars of the Awful Fire at the Tower of London broadside, 20 x 14.5 with illustr, printed on both sides in five columns, publ by Last & Clark: London, tear at fold; The Approaching Earthquake with the Three Prophecies in Full. . . pamphlet publ by M. Elliott: London, nd 7.5 x 4.5, self wraps, 12 pp, affixed by left margin of front page; The Earthquake!! And Destruction of London! The Prophecy!!! . . . pamphlet, 9.5 x 6.25, self wraps, 8 pp, publ by Crash, Strange & Vickers: London, nd, affixed to page by left margin of cover; Ancient and Extraordinary Prophecies, foretelling the Destruction of London by an Earthquake in 1842 . . . pamphlet published by J.H. Starie; London, 1842, 9 x 5.5, self wraps, 8 pp, affixed to page by left margin of front cover; Woods 3rd Edition, Wednesday Morning, Latest Particulars of the Awful Fire and Total Destruction of the Tower of London. . . published by J.T. Wood: London, nd, pamphlet, 9 x 5.5, self wraps, 8 pp, with folding frontis illustr, affixed to page by blue paper (newer) cover; Wood’s 4th Edition! Latest Particulars of the Awful Fire . . . pamphlet, publ by J.T. Wood: London, nd, 8 x 5.5, self wraps, 8 pp, with colored folding illustr front, affixed to page by blue paper (newer) cover; plus several pages of contemporary newspaper clippings neatly glued to pages. An incredible collection of true ephemera more than 150 years old.


Book Id: 98-3347

Price: $2,500.00

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