London: Longmans, 1817. hardcover. Frontispiece portrait after Vertue. 27 wood engravings by Thurston and James Thompson. 96 pages. Tall 8vo, contemporary calf with gilt armorial device on covers (well-rubbed at edges); all edges gilt. London: Printed for the Proprietor by John Johnson, and sold by Longman, 1817. A good copy with some foxing throughout. good.
Limited Edition - one of 500 small paper copies. Reprint of the 1711 edition of this popular collection of character sketches, embellished by Thurston illustrations. "A neat edition." Lowndes 2005.