London Characters: Illustrations of the Humour, Pathos, and Peculiarities of London Life by Henry Mayhew, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
London Characters: Illustrations of the Humour, Pathos, and Peculiarities of London Life

London Characters: Illustrations of the Humour, Pathos, and Peculiarities of London Life

by Henry Mayhew
     
 

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London Characters: Illustrations of the Humour, Pathos, and Peculiarities of London Life is a charming and humorous book containing a number of varied sketches of people in London. Complete with the original text and illustrations, this wonderful book offers uncanny profiles and personalities of its many subjects, engagingly written by the great Henry Mayhew.

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London Characters: Illustrations of the Humour, Pathos, and Peculiarities of London Life is a charming and humorous book containing a number of varied sketches of people in London. Complete with the original text and illustrations, this wonderful book offers uncanny profiles and personalities of its many subjects, engagingly written by the great Henry Mayhew. Containing chapters such as: Sitting at a Play, In the Witness Box, Sketches in Court, Down at Westminster, Afternoons “The Park’, this witty compendium of observations is sure to appeal to the discerning reader. Henry Mayhew was an English journalist, social researcher, and playwright. Written in 1881, this scarce classic has been chosen for its cultural value to be proudly republished now with an introductory biography of the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781447465324
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
10/31/2012
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.09(d)

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