A History of The Cries of London, Ancient and Modern.
London, Reeves and Turner, .
Charles Hindley (d.1893) who wrote many books on British popular literature and culture, in this work analyses the distinctive cries, characters and stories of the street traders of London, from mid-14th century to the Victorian era. The work is illustrated by nearly two hundred woodcuts, some taken from various editions of the original 'Cries', many by the London artists-engravers Thomas and John Bewick.
Second edition. 8vo, publisher's cloth with red printed pastedown to front and spine; pages uncut, light foxing to few of the leaves, a very good copy. , 2-306, , 350-390 pp.
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