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Fifty years of Victorian London

from the Great Exhibition to the Queen"s death.

by Stella Margetson

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Macdonald & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950 -- Pictorial works.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA683 .M28
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4699270M
      ISBN 100356027139
      LC Control Number77857487
      OCLC/WorldCa203035

      The Brothers Dalziel: A Record of Fifty Years Work in Conjunction with Many of the Most Distinguished Artists of the Period – Methuen and Co., Methuen and Co., Dickens, Charles.   Time Out 50 Years, 50 Covers presents fifty magazine covers from Time Out’s archive and their stories – it is a journey through the changing face of London and fifty years .   Salacious guide to Victorian London's secret brothels and prostitutes including a year-old 'perfect English beauty' and a 'dame fair, fat and 50' goes up for auction. “London Does Not Belong To Me was written by Lee during his return to Malaya from England by sea in and was only published posthumously in It was partly based on his experience as a student in London. The novel has a nameless Chinese protagonist whose love for an Australian woman is unfulfilled.


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