A Book of Vagrom Men and Vagrant Thought

Story, Alfred T.

Published by Authors' Co-operative Publishing Co., London, 1889
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Title: A Book of Vagrom Men and Vagrant Thought

Publisher: Authors' Co-operative Publishing Co., London

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


Spine darkened. Small losses at ends of spine. Some splitting to top of lower joint. Previous owner's signatures in ink on front board, front endpaper and page one. Ex-libris bookplate of Hardwicke Knight on front endpaper. Some pencil underlining on page 15. Boards rubbed with some foxing and small stains. ; [viii], 214 pages. White vellum-like boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 176 x 112mm. Uncut at fore and lower page edges. Character studies, descriptions of various types, autobiographical sketches, essays. "It is a good thing to lie in the open sometimes and to keep near the ground" - page 25. "There is one good thing about the sparrow as an article of diet: no one ever caught a podagra from gourmandising on it." - page 41. Contents: The Street Musician; Gardens; Tramps; The Sparrow; The Raree Show; Gipsies; The Ballad Singer; The Ass; Strawberries; The Pedler; Dolls; The Itinerant Preacher; The Tinker; The Grave-Digger; The Carrier; The Vagrom Artist; Bridges; The Wing Maker. [Seller ref: KnightCol.]; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 15469

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