A trip through London containing observations on men and things. Viz. An Account of the vast Number of Foreigners Yearly Imported. How Wales sends more Footmen than Gentlemen to London. A Reason for the Streets and Highways in the City and Liberty of Westminster being kept in no better Repair. A Description of the Coffee-Houses about Whitehall. A merry Differtation 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 Controversy 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 in the Mall by his Valet de Chambre. 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 Expences of Interment. A Description of the Fleet-Street Coffee-Houses, Temple Beaus, Prison of Newgate, Ludgate-Hall, Black-Fryers, and St. Paul's Cathedral. An Account of the surprizing Revolution at the Theatre in the Hay-Market, and the wonderful happy Deliverance of these Nations from popish Italian Songs, and Common Sense. By Jack G--y, Tom W--ik--, and Mol' Fem--in .

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A trip through London [electronic resource] : containing observations on men and things. Viz. An Account of the vast Number of Foreigners Yearly Imported. How Wales sends more Footmen than Gentlemen to London. A Reason for the Streets and Highways in the City and Liberty of Westminster being kept in no better Repair. A Description of the Coffee-Houses about Whitehall. A merry Differtation 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 Controversy 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 in the Mall by his Valet de Chambre. 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 Expences of Interment. A Description of the Fleet-Street Coffee-Houses, Temple Beaus, Prison of Newgate, Ludgate-Hall, Black-Fryers, and St. Paul's Cathedral. An Account of the surprizing Revolution at the Theatre in the Hay-Market, and the wonderful happy Deliverance of these Nations from popish Italian Songs, and Common Sense. By Jack G--y, Tom W--ik--, and Mol' Fem--in .
Author
Jones, Erasmus, -1740.
Publication
London : printed, and sold by J. Roberts at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, J. Shuckburgh between the two Temple Gates, Fleetstreet; J. Pote at the End of Suffolk-street, near Charing-Cross; and J. Jackson near St. James's House; and by the other booksellers of London and Westminster, [1728]
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  • MS. attribution to Erasmus Jones in Isaac Reed's copy of the first edition, now at Harvard.
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  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
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  • English Short Title Catalog,
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  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642323195
Author
Jones, Erasmus, -1740.
Title
A trip through London [electronic resource] : containing observations on men and things. Viz. An Account of the vast Number of Foreigners Yearly Imported. How Wales sends more Footmen than Gentlemen to London. A Reason for the Streets and Highways in the City and Liberty of Westminster being kept in no better Repair. A Description of the Coffee-Houses about Whitehall. A merry Differtation 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 Controversy 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 in the Mall by his Valet de Chambre. 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 Expences of Interment. A Description of the Fleet-Street Coffee-Houses, Temple Beaus, Prison of Newgate, Ludgate-Hall, Black-Fryers, and St. Paul's Cathedral. An Account of the surprizing Revolution at the Theatre in the Hay-Market, and the wonderful happy Deliverance of these Nations from popish Italian Songs, and Common Sense. By Jack G--y, Tom W--ik--, and Mol' Fem--in .
Imprint
London : printed, and sold by J. Roberts at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, J. Shuckburgh between the two Temple Gates, Fleetstreet; J. Pote at the End of Suffolk-street, near Charing-Cross; and J. Jackson near St. James's House; and by the other booksellers of London and Westminster, [1728]
Edition
The seventh edition, corrected.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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English Short Title Catalog, T120585.
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