About this book
A new selection from Henry Mayhew's pioneering work on the lives of the London poor in Victorian England, a fascinating record of the daily life of the underclass, with original illustrations, illuminating introduction and additional material.
This groundbreaking investigation into the lives of London's underclass was undertaken by Henry Mayhew in the 1850s. His interviews with street traders, beggars, and thieves results in a work as vivid as a Victorian novel. This new selection includes original illustrations and an illuminating introduction and notes.
|Oxford University Press|