Natural history of the idler upon town

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Statementillustrated by A. Henning.
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Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
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Addeddate 03 Pages: He also wrote a series of so-called natural histories: The Gent (), The Ballet Girl (), 'Stuck-Up' People (), Humbugs () and The Idler upon Town (). CONDITION. In a half long grain morocco binding with marbled paper covered board.

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SMITH, ALBERT RICHARD (–), author and lecturer, son of Richard Smith, surgeon, who died on 12 Feb.a was born at Chertsey, Surrey, on 24 Mayand was educated at Merchant Taylors' school from November to At an early age he studied at the Middlesex Hospital, and in he became a licentiate of the Society.

John Johnson Collection: pre ephemera Albert Smith & Horace Mayhew Index created by JK 03/11 This section has not been catalogued or digitised Box 1 ‘The Natural History of ’ series Humbugs (2) “Bores” (4) The Idler Upon Town Gents (2) The “Hawk” Tribe „Stuck Up People‟, The Flirt, The Idler Upon Town (bound as one volume).

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