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A trip through London containing observations on men and things. Viz. An account of the vast numbers of forreigners yearly imported. How Wales sends more Footmen than Gentlemen to London, with an Account of their Behaviour. A Reason why the Streets and Highways in the City and Liberty of Westminster, are kept in no better Repair. A Description of the Coffee-Houses about Whitehall. A merry Dissertation upon News-Papers, Authors, Printers, and Publishers. An entertaining Description of St. James's Park; how the Horse Guards are worse Soldiers and better Subjects than the Foot Guards: A remarkable Rencounter between a Bawd and a Sodomite, on one of the Seats near Buckingham-House. Of a Person of Quality's Cloaths sold off his Back ... the Mall by Auction, by his ... Chambre; and of the Duke of Wh--ton's Challenging a Consumptive upon Constitution-Hill. New Votes, Schemes and Designs of the Irish Society of Fortune-Hunters. An Account of the Exeter-'change Beauties, the Undertaker's Club-Feast, the Method of their obtaining and managing Funerals; and of a Miser's bequeathing his Body to the Royal Society to save the Expence of Interment. Practices of Petty-Foggers expos'd. A description of the Fleet-Street Coffee-Houses, Temple Beaus, Prison of Newgate, Ludgate-Hill, Black-Fryers, and St. Paul's. Of the Fire-Makers, Dog-Stealers, False-Pollers, and Affidavit-Makers, new Trading Companies set up in London. An Account of the Pride, Insolencies, and Humours of the City Apprentices; with many other notable and diverting Relations. To which is added, a brief and merry character of Ireland, by a Berkshire gentleman lately return'd from that Kingdom.

Title
A trip through London [electronic resource] : containing observations on men and things. Viz. An account of the vast numbers of forreigners yearly imported. How Wales sends more Footmen than Gentlemen to London, with an Account of their Behaviour. A Reason why the Streets and Highways in the City and Liberty of Westminster, are kept in no better Repair. A Description of the Coffee-Houses about Whitehall. A merry Dissertation upon News-Papers, Authors, Printers, and Publishers. An entertaining Description of St. James's Park; how the Horse Guards are worse Soldiers and better Subjects than the Foot Guards: A remarkable Rencounter between a Bawd and a Sodomite, on one of the Seats near Buckingham-House. Of a Person of Quality's Cloaths sold off his Back ... the Mall by Auction, by his ... Chambre; and of the Duke of Wh--ton's Challenging a Consumptive upon Constitution-Hill. New Votes, Schemes and Designs of the Irish Society of Fortune-Hunters. An Account of the Exeter-'change Beauties, the Undertaker's Club-Feast, the Method of their obtaining and managing Funerals; and of a Miser's bequeathing his Body to the Royal Society to save the Expence of Interment. Practices of Petty-Foggers expos'd. A description of the Fleet-Street Coffee-Houses, Temple Beaus, Prison of Newgate, Ludgate-Hill, Black-Fryers, and St. Paul's. Of the Fire-Makers, Dog-Stealers, False-Pollers, and Affidavit-Makers, new Trading Companies set up in London. An Account of the Pride, Insolencies, and Humours of the City Apprentices; with many other notable and diverting Relations. To which is added, a brief and merry character of Ireland, by a Berkshire gentleman lately return'd from that Kingdom.
Author
Jones, Erasmus, -1740.
Publication
London : printed and sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, J. Shuckburgh between the two Temple Gates, Fleet-Street, J. Pote at the Golden Door near the Hay-Market; and S. Jackson near St. James's House, [1728]
Electronic Resource
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Additional Authors
Gale (Firm)
Description
[2],62p.; 8⁰.
Uniform Title
Eighteenth century collections online.
Subjects
Note
  • MS. attribution to Erasmus Jones in Isaac Reed's copy of the first edition, now at Harvard.
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price One Shilling.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • Goldsmiths',
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642634667
Author
Jones, Erasmus, -1740.
Title
A trip through London [electronic resource] : containing observations on men and things. Viz. An account of the vast numbers of forreigners yearly imported. How Wales sends more Footmen than Gentlemen to London, with an Account of their Behaviour. A Reason why the Streets and Highways in the City and Liberty of Westminster, are kept in no better Repair. A Description of the Coffee-Houses about Whitehall. A merry Dissertation upon News-Papers, Authors, Printers, and Publishers. An entertaining Description of St. James's Park; how the Horse Guards are worse Soldiers and better Subjects than the Foot Guards: A remarkable Rencounter between a Bawd and a Sodomite, on one of the Seats near Buckingham-House. Of a Person of Quality's Cloaths sold off his Back ... the Mall by Auction, by his ... Chambre; and of the Duke of Wh--ton's Challenging a Consumptive upon Constitution-Hill. New Votes, Schemes and Designs of the Irish Society of Fortune-Hunters. An Account of the Exeter-'change Beauties, the Undertaker's Club-Feast, the Method of their obtaining and managing Funerals; and of a Miser's bequeathing his Body to the Royal Society to save the Expence of Interment. Practices of Petty-Foggers expos'd. A description of the Fleet-Street Coffee-Houses, Temple Beaus, Prison of Newgate, Ludgate-Hill, Black-Fryers, and St. Paul's. Of the Fire-Makers, Dog-Stealers, False-Pollers, and Affidavit-Makers, new Trading Companies set up in London. An Account of the Pride, Insolencies, and Humours of the City Apprentices; with many other notable and diverting Relations. To which is added, a brief and merry character of Ireland, by a Berkshire gentleman lately return'd from that Kingdom.
Imprint
London : printed and sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, J. Shuckburgh between the two Temple Gates, Fleet-Street, J. Pote at the Golden Door near the Hay-Market; and S. Jackson near St. James's House, [1728]
Edition
The third edition with additions.
Series
Eighteenth century collections online.
Indexed In:
Goldsmiths', 6584
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T57532.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
Added Author
Gale (Firm)
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