The man of ton, a satire.
London. Henry Colburn, 1828. First edition.
8vo. , 112, 8pp. With four final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's drab wrappers, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities marked and worn, loss to spine, contemporary inked ownership inscription to upper wrapper. Recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, occasional spotting.
An unsophisticated copy of the sole edition of British Artist Sir John Dean Paul's (1775-1852) second published satirical verse. Paul is predominantly remembered for his first published work Journal of a party of pleasure to Paris (1802); an entertaining record a month's sojourn in the French capital, designed to offer practical advice to potential tourists.£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 18025