Social life in the reign of Queen Anne : taken from original sources… With 84 illustrations from contemporary prints
New York, Charles Scribner's sons, 1937
(20 cm), xix (1), 474 pp., frontispiece (folding facsimile of The Daily Courant, 11 March 1702), illustrations. Publisher’s gilt-decorated cloth. - “A veritable cornucopia of information” extracted from newspapers and other contemporary sources, presenting lists of the London coffee-houses of the period (1702-1714), of the persons to whom rings of mourning were presented upon the “occasion of Mr Pepys’s Death and Burial”, etc. “A new impression” (verso of title-page; original edition, London: Chatto & Windus, 1883). ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.