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Two rare eighteenth-century London directories.

Lyndesay Graham Langwill

Two rare eighteenth-century London directories.

by Lyndesay Graham Langwill

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Published by Music And Letters in (Birmingham) .
Written in English


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Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL20793971M

The eighteenth century was dirtier, more dangerous and more intimate with the physical functions of life than our own. This excellent study of England during this era provides a wealth of information for students and interested readers who want to discover the everyday details of living. What does it really mean to read the riot act? Why does Yankee Doodle call his hat /5(3). This is a book that any reader with an interest in the eighteenth century will enjoy and value.”—John Mullan, University College London "A comprehensive account, impressively documented and vividly illustrated, of the social history of reading, by an author whose own reading skills are matched by her brilliantly mastered erudition.

This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN   A collection of rare newspapers and journals printed between and in the UK and colonies, including India, the Caribbean, and Canada, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Includes an .

About this Item: Published by The Folio Society, London, , 1st thus. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, elaborate gilt border to front cover. Contained in a blue slipcase with gilt lettering within a gilt border. 10ins x ins, xv, (i), pp plus colour frontis, 8pp colour plates and 16pp b&w plates. The London Directories, , a Bibliography with Notes on Their Origin and Development. London, D. Archer, Z G67 Main. Holkham Hall, Norfolk. Holkham Hall is a Palladian home in Norfolk built by William Kent, a noted eighteenth century English architect, for Thomas Coke. It is particularly known for its lavish interiors.


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