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“I SHALL MOST CERTAINLY RETURN TO LONDON TO ENJOY A FEW MORE SPREES

[EGAN, Pierce]. Life in London. London, 1821.

First edition, first issue, of this popular novel about the life in the British capital, with 36 hand-colored plates and 21 wood engravings after illustrations by the Cruikshanks, handsomely bound. $3600.

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“COMPLETE PANORAMA OF THE SPORTING WORLD”

EGAN, Pierce. Anecdotes. London, 1827.

First combined edition of this repository of entertaining sporting stories of the Victorian age, illustrated with a hand-colored frontispiece and 12 full-page hand-colored aquatints by Theodore Lane and numerous in-text wood-engravings. $1200.

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“A FASCINATING AND DETAILED PICTURE OF AN AGE IN TRANSITION”

EGAN, Pierce. Life of an Actor. London, 1892.

Later edition of Egan’s celebrated 1825 work, with 27 hand-colored plates faithful to the original engravings of Theodore Lane and numerous in-text illustrations, handsomely bound by Whitman Bennett. $450.

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