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The Groundsel Man

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The Groundsel Man
Mayhew, Henry (1812-1887) (Author)

London labour and the London poor : a cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1851
Place: London
Publisher: George Woodfall and Son
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Stuart 11967-11969
London (England)
Street life
Street vendors -- England
Content: Copy in SGF: Vol. 1 only. "Answers to correspondents": [50] p. inserted at end of v. 1. Binding: Publisher's bluecloth. Black Temperance Collection.
Content: Originally issued in 63 parts (nos.), comprising v. 1 and parts of v. 2-3, all that was issued in this ed.
Content: Stuart copy: "Answers to correspondents": [106] p. inserted at end of v. 3.
Content: The ill. are wood engravings by E. Whymper, W.G. Mason andothers, after designs by H.G. Hine, H. Anelay and others, many based on daguerreotypes by Richard Beard.
Content: Vol. 1: iv, [2], 492 p.; v. 2: 432 p.; v. 3: 192 p.
Content: Vols. 2-3 lack title pages.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13347937
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 41af9170-c608-012f-835b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1812: Creator Born
  • 1851: Issued
  • 1887: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The Groundsel Man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1851. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fece1f4-b479-0814-e040-e00a18066495

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "The Groundsel Man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fece1f4-b479-0814-e040-e00a18066495

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1851). The Groundsel Man Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fece1f4-b479-0814-e040-e00a18066495

Wikipedia Citation

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The Groundsel Man