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London labour and the London poor the condition and earnings of those that will work, cannot work, and will not work. by Henry Mayhew

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Published by C. Griffin and Company in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Working class -- England -- London,
  • Crime -- England -- London,
  • Prostitution -- England -- London,
  • London (England) -- Poor,
  • London (England) -- Benevolent and moral institutions and societies

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy Henry Mayhew
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17850160M
LC Control Number15010486

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