London unmask'd

Publication Date1784
Remainderor the new town spy. Exhibiting a striking picture of the world as it goes. In a Ramble through the Regions of Novelty, Whim, Fashion and Taste, as found in the Cities of London and Westminster, Their purlieus and vicinities. Containing a Complete Picture of the metropolis and its inhabitants. With the various Humours, Follies, Foibles, Vices, and Absurdities, generally practised throughout London and its Environs. Also A full and just Display of the most Striking Scenes exhibited in the gay circles, the theatres, gardens, and other public places of Modern Fashionable Entertainment. Including A General and Picturesque Representation of the most singular Characters that inhabit this great metropolis: Whether considered as Vicious, Ridiculous, Humorous, or anyways worthy the Pen of Satire: Particularly Fortune-Hunters Matrimonial Brokers Modern Messelinas Dissipated Fops Demireps Sycophants Loungers, or Time-Killers Military Fribbles French, Italian, and other Foreign Leaches Duellists Rapacious Quacks Griping Usurers Black Legs Body Snatchers, &c. &c. The whole representing striking caricatures of the Various Inhabitants of the Great Metropolis, as in different ways they run, ``some to undo, and some to be undone.'' By the man in the moon
Publisherprinted for William Adlard, No. 10, Salisbury Square, Fleet Street


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