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Selections from London labour and the London poor.

Author: Henry Mayhew; John Lewis Bradley
Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1965.
Series: World's classics, 607.
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Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887.
Selections from London labour and the London poor.
London, Oxford University Press, 1965
(OCoLC)649790728
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Mayhew; John Lewis Bradley
OCLC Number: 494454
Description: xl, 238 pages 16 cm.
Contents: FROM VOLUME ONE: London Street markets on a Saturday night --
Of the uneducated state of costermongers --
Of the education of the coster-lads --
Life of a coster-lad --
Of the Penny Gaff --
Of the history of some Irish street-sellers - Of the life of a flower girl --
Statements of sheep's trotter women --
Of the experience of a ham sandwich-seller --
Of running patterers --
Experience of a running Patterer --
Of the filth, dishonesty and immorality of low lodging-houses --
Statement of a Prostitute --
Of the character of books of the street-sale --
Crippled street-seller of nutmeg-graters --
Of the street-sellers of small-ware, or tape, cotton, etc. --
FROM VOLUME TWO: Of the street-sellers of Petticoat and Rosemary Lanes --
Of the tricks of the bird-duffers --
Life of a bird's nest seller --
Of the pure-finders --
Of the dredgers or river finders --
Of the Mud-Larks --
Statement of a regular scavager --
The old woman over the water --
The old woman crossing-sweeper who had a pensioner --
FROM VOLUME THREE: A night at Rat-killing --
Fantoccini man --
Peep-shows --
Statement of another street conjurer --
Street clown --
Old Sarah--
Poor Harp player --
Exhibitor of birds and mice --
Omnibus conductors
Series Title: World's classics, 607.
Responsibility: Chosen with an introd. by John L. Bradley.

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