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London; or, an abridgment of the celebrated Mr. Pennant's description of the British capital, and it's environs. Containing an accurate, succinct, and interesting account Of the most memorable Revolutions in Politics, Historical events, treasons, fires, public executions, remarkable murders, and singular Robberies. With Critical Observations on the Public Buildings; a Review of their History; and a candid Examination of their Perfections and Defects. To which are prefixed notes, additions, and observations; and four capital plates. Second edition. By Mr. John Wallis.
- Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798.
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Of London. Abridgments
London : printed for H. D. Symonds, No. 20, Paternoster-Row, 1795.
,14-144,*137-144*,228p.,plates ; 120.
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