A Book of Vagrom Men and Vagrant Thought
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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
Title: A Book of Vagrom Men and Vagrant Thought
Publisher: Authors' Co-operative Publishing Co., London
Publication Date: 1889
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
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