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street trader"s lot-London 1851 being anaccount of the lives, miseries, joys and chequered activities of the London street sellers as recorded by their contemporary, Henry Mayhew, and now recalled for the edification of the public by Stanley Rubinstein by Henry Mayhew

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Published by Readers Union in London .
Written in English


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Statementtogether with twenty-five selected contemporary illustrations, and an introduction by M. Dorothy George.
ContributionsRubinstein, Stanley.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 169p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20972321M

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