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De VRIES, Leonard. Text by James Laver.
London: John Murray, (1968). First edition.
Quarto, purple cloth, pp. 136; reproduces numerous authentic Victorian advertisements. Compiled in colaboration with Ilonka van Amstel from the collections of Mr. Roland Knaster and the British Museum. The book is organized around four categories: health, beauty, pleasure and miscellaneous. Previous owner's name rubber-stamped on front free endpaper, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket, with a couple of small edge tears, and some sunning to the red lettering on the spine. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector. [Oversize*]
$24.75 Book Number: 12583 Order / Enquire
HEATH, Richard. With an Introduction by Keith Dockray
The Victorian Peasant.
London: Alan Sutton, 1989. An abridged edition of the English Peasant, by R. Heath.
Octavo, black boards, pp. xxvii, 196; illustrated. Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 13974 Order / Enquire
WOODS, Robert; Shelton, Nicola.
An Atlas of Victorian Mortality.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1997. First edition.
Quarto, card covers, pp. 165; illustrated with numerous maps. Includes chapters on general mortality patterns and structures, the quality of death registration, infants, young children, young adults, tuberculosis, maternal mortality, death in old age, violence and suicide, gender, places and diseases. Fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 11608 Order / Enquire