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Old London Street Cries by Andrew W. Tuer

Old London Street Cries by Andrew W. Tuer

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Old London Street Cries

And the Cries of To-Day with Heaps of Quaint Cuts

by Andrew W. Tuer

The Scholar Press, 1978, ISBN 0859674029, black and white illustrations throughout, illustrated frontispiece, small sized paperback

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, no inscriptions, some rubbing and markings to covers (see photographs)

“When this book was first published in 1885 it celebrated a fast-vanishing feature of London life.  For many centuries milk, fish, haberdashery, even catsmeat, were sold from baskets and barrows.  Day and night the city rang with hucksters’ shouts.  Each trade had cries traditional to its wares, often of great interest and antiquity”


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