Roaring Century 1846 - 1946 - R. J. CruikshankHamish Hamilto, 1946, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ showing a little wear with tears and a little loss. Cover grubby, faded at base.
It is the majestic sweep and the variousness of the interests of the century which this book seeks to convey. Its interwoven themes include the evolution of popular amusements as well as of political ideals; of sport and costume as well as the treatment of children and paupers; of social conventions and fashions in food.Illustrated with 16 B&W photographs in 280pp.