Longmans, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Reprint
XVI, 288 pages, preface by author, list of plates, and index. The text is illustrated with 57 black-and-white contemporary illustrations, drawings or cartoons. Brown coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing illustration by Hogarth " The Beggar's Opera " against a pale gold background with black-and-white writing on the front panel and spine. Top edge of text block tinted a pale red, slight darkening of the edges of the text block, the front edge of the text block has a couple of accidental feint red Biro marks, and there is offset tanning to both the front and rear free end pages. The front fold over flap has been creased. " This is a book about the social structure of England just before and just after the first wave of mechanical invention, which in the next hundred years was to transform Great Britain into an industrial nation." -- from the front blurb. . Second Impression. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; 18th Century; Inventory No: 0220795.