Arcana of Science and Art, Or an Annual Register of Popular Inventions and Improvements, Abridged from the Transactions of Public Societies, and from the Scientific Journals, British and Foreign, of the Past Year
This two volume set contains anecdotes of the clubs, coffee-houses and taverns of the "metropolis" [London] during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. It also contains descriptions of what amount to early London street gangs.
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