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SERIES THE THIRD.
PERÁVVETLOMINOŞ, ET CEDAT IN ALTERA JURA.
PRINTED FOR J. MAWMAN, 22, POULTRY:
AND SOLD BY J. DEIGATON, CAMBRIDGE ; HANWELL AND PARKER,
Art. J. Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London,
during the eighteenth Century; including the Charities, Depravities, Dresses, and Amusements of the Citizens of London during that period ; with a Review of the State of Society in 1807. To which is added a Sketch of the domestic and ecclesiastical Architecture, and of the va. rious Improvements in the Metropolis. Illustrated by Fifty Engravings. By James Peller Malcolm, F.S.A. Aus thor of Londinium Redivivum, &c. &c. 4to. price 21. 6s. Longman. 1808.
THE following sketch of the contents of this performance will convince the reader that he may expect much information and amusement in the perusal.
• Chap. 1. Persons of the aliorigines of London.- Reasons why their descendants degenerated, and afterwards recovered their pristine beauty.-Causes of disease and distortion in parish children.--Sketch of the history of the Foundling-hospital. - Welsh charity school.-Miscellaneous anecdotes of numerous acts of charity.-. Chap. 2. Anecdotes of depravity, from 1700 to 1800.Chap. 3. Manners and customs, including many descriptions of folly which may be considered as ramifications of depravity; and others that rather excite mirth than reprehension.-Chap. 4. Ec. centricity proved to be sometimes injurious, though often inoffensive. --Chap. 5. Publick methods of raising money exemplified in notices relating to lotteries, benefit societies, &c.—Chap. 6. The reJigious and political passions of the community illustrated by anecdotes of popular tumults.-Chap. 7. Amuseinents, detail of all Cits varieties.-Chap. 8. Anecdotes of dress and of the caprices of fashion. --Chap. 9. Domestic architecture traced from its origin to its present improved state in London ; lighting and improving Ceit. Rev. Vol. 14. May, 1808.