London unmask'd: or 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

Publication Date1784
Publisherprinted for William Adlard, No. 10, Salisbury Square, Fleet Street


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