PAPWORTH, JOHN B[UONAROTTI]. 1775-1847.
Select Views of London; with Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Some of the Most Interesting of its Public Buildings. London: R. Ackermann, 1816.
4to (271 x 181 mm). , 159 pp + 8 pp publisher's catalog insert. 76 hand-colored aquatint plates (5 folding). Period calf-backed marbled boards, gilt spines and calf spine label. Custom paper board slipcase. Faint spotting to blank margin of title, one plate loose, light wear to extremities.
FIRST EDITION, issue featuring Papworth's name on the title page, which is scarcer than the issue without it, but to which no priority can be assigned. The work originally ran in Ackermann's Repository from 1810-15. Abbey Scenery 217; Tooley 361.