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Book Description

good copy of the second impression with frontispiece and five tipped in letterpress plates by "RIP" 8vo xvi.[i] 304 + 4pp publishers advertisement which includes several positive reviews "A work to rank with Mr Morrisons "Mean Streets" & Whiteings "No 5 John Street" as a contrib- ution to our knowledge of life among the working poor of London,and as a literary feat of conspicuous excellence...Every page of the story of the slums spoken in that curious dialect in which the author is more perfect than Mr George Sims makes us like the charwoman respect her sturdy individuality,and understand her point of view... there is not a weak line in the viva voce story. Published in U.S.A. with the title: A gentlewomen of the slums; being the autobiography of a charwoman.
Author Wakeman, Annie
Date 1900
Binding Publishers pictorial cloth
Publisher LONDON John Macqueen Hastings House.,Norfolk Street, Strand. 1900.
Illustrator "RIP"
Condition Very Good

Price: £185.00

Offered by John L Capes

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