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Atlas & Guide to London, 1896, with street index

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1896, 2005)

Seller ID: C0097

ISBN: 953646173

Condition: 54 pages, 8.5x11, (1896, 2005), 2011, 8.5x11, paper, 54 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


54 pages, 8.5x11, (1896, 2005), 2011, 8.5x11, paper, 54 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Portraits of the English, Volume I: Parish Characters

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999, 2005)

Seller ID: C0090

ISBN: 953646106

Condition: 60 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 60 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


60 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 60 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume IV: The Army and The Navy

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999, 2006)

Seller ID: C0093

ISBN: 953646130

Condition: 56 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2006), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 56 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume contains selections from Heads of the People, a two-volume set (published in 1840) that portrays "the many faces of the English with their faults as well as their virtues." Detailed essays introduce the reader to a British soldier, a Chelsea pensioner, a British sailor, a Greenwich pensioner, and a midshipman. These character sketches, that reflect the values of their times, along with glimpses of daily life (including vivid descriptions of everything from attire to gardens), are presented in an entertaining narrative style that keeps the pages turning. The chapters reprodu... View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume V: Working Lives

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999, 2005)

Seller ID: C0094

ISBN: 953646149

Condition: 60 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 60 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume contains selections from Heads of the People, a two-volume set (published in 1840) that portrays "the many faces of the English with their faults as well as their virtues." Detailed essays introduce the reader to a postman, a linen-draper's assistant, a factory child, an undertaker, and an auctioneer. These character sketches, that reflect the values of their times, along with glimpses of daily life (including vivid descriptions of everything from attire to working conditions), are presented in an entertaining narrative style that keeps the pages turning. The chapters repro... View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume II: Law and Order

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999, 2004)

Seller ID: C0001

ISBN: 953646114

Condition: 60 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2004), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 60 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


"Heads of the People" was published in 1840 as a two-volume set, edited by Douglas Jerrold, who also contributed several chapters. This volume contains extracts from that work. A number of the contributors, including Jerrold, were liberal or radical journalists who went on to write for Punch, which was established in the following year. The aim was to entertain the reader, but the authors also claimed a "moral seriousness of purpose" in portraying the many faces of the English, with their faults as well as their virtues. As well as describing the current state of affairs, the w... View more info

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Portraits of the English, Volume III: In Sickness And In Health

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999, 2004)

Seller ID: C0002

ISBN: 953646122

Condition: 60 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2004), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 60 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


"Heads of the People" was published in 1840 as a two-volume set, edited by Douglas Jerrold, who also contributed several chapters. This volume contains extracts from that work. A number of the contributors, including Jerrold, were liberal or radical journalists who went on to write for Punch, which was established in the following year. The aim was to entertain the reader, but the authors also claimed a "moral seriousness of purpose" in portraying the many faces of the English, with their faults as well as their virtues. Volume III engages the reader with characterizations of ... View more info

Portraits of the English, Volume VI: Country Lives

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999, 2005)

Seller ID: C0095

ISBN: 953646157

Condition: 56 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2005), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 56 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume contains selections from Heads of the People, a two-volume set (published in 1840) that portrays "the many faces of the English with their faults as well as their virtues." Detailed essays introduce the reader to an old squire, a young squire, an English peasant, a farmer's daughter, and a farmer. These character sketches, that reflect the values of their times, along with glimpses of daily life (including vivid descriptions of everything from attire to carriages), are presented in an entertaining narrative style that keeps the pages turning. The chapters reproduced in this... View more info