Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. First Edition. Full calf. Octavo, 23.5cm x 15.5cm, numerous intext illustrations by W. L. Leitch and others, 4 maps, pp. xii 356, full leather, five ridges to spine, all edges gilt.
Recased in full maroon leather with double gilt border to boards and elaborate gilt tooling to spine. Gilt title on black panel. New endpapers. Interior is very fine with some offsetting from the map engravings. Lacks two tissue guards. Fine. Item #162
Known for his amusing sketches of London, Murray's writings exhibit great satirical power, and were in their day widely popular.