The Big City or The New Mayhew - Alex Atkinson; Ronald Searle;Perpetua, 1958, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, some small nicks and lightly soiled at the leading edges. Top edges of text block dusty. Text bright and tight.
Taking Henry Mayhew's great nineteenth century work London Labour and the London Poor as their guide, writer and artist contrive to show how the burden of poverty has shifted into some rather surprising quarters, and to indicate the changes that have come upon the "night life'' so graphically depicted by Mayhew.
Size: 4to Crown (25 x 19cm Approx.)
Number of Pages: 111
£16.10 (Now Sold)