METROPOLITAN IMPROVEMENTS; or London, in the nineteenth century: displayed in a series of engravings of the new buildings, improvements, &c. by the most eminent artists, from original drawings, taken from the objects themselves expressly for this work, by Mr. Thos. H. Shepherd: comprising the palaces, parks, new churches, bridges, streets, river scenery, public offices and institutions, gentlemen's seats and mansions, and every other object worthy of
London,Jones & Co. 1827. .notice throughout the metropolis and its environs. with Historical, Topographical and Critical Illustrations. [vi],  2-172, pp. 82 plates including frontispiece, half-title with vignette. Contemporary tree calf, gilt, at some time rebacked. Quarto. Binding rather rubbed and worn at extremities; some spotting to plates; plate at page 49 has a tear with no loss in the lower margin; occasional finger-marking; else a very good copy.Loosely inserted are various newspaper cuttings of London interest.
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