Henry Mayhew
Edited by Peter Quennell
Spring Books, London, 1969; originally published 1851, English
Nonfiction, Urban Design; Nonfiction, Art and Cultural History

Accounts of the lives of the working poor in Victorian London.

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Alan Balfour

Nothing in Dickens comes even close to describing the underbelly of 19th-century London.

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