|Statement||illustrated by A. Henning.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||120 p. :|
|Number of Pages||120|
He also wrote a series of so-called natural histories: The Gent (), The Ballet Girl (), 'Stuck-Up' People (), Humbugs () and The Idler upon Town (). CONDITION. In a half long grain morocco binding with marbled paper covered board. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Publication: The natural history of the idler upon town, of humbugs, of the gent,, and of "stuck-up" people. [Forster Collection bound volume.]. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Characters and characteristics -- Humor. The natural history of the idler upon town. by Albert Richard Smith. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Author: Albert Richard Smith. Biography Literary career. Smith was born at Chertsey, Surrey. The son of a surgeon, he studied medicine in London and in Paris, and his first literary effort was an account of his life in Paris, which appeared in the Mirror. He gradually abandoned his medical work in favour of : Albert Richard Smith, 24 May , .
Flaneurs & idlers: a panoramic overview / Margaret A. Rose --Physiologie du flaneur () / Louis Huart --The natural history of the idler upon town () / Albert Smith --John Leech's Parisian swell of & extract from the last of Albert Smith's (Knips') Sketches of Paris of --A. Henning's The man about town of --Further. The Natural History of "Bores"; [with] A Bowl of Punch ; [with] The Natural History of the Flirt ; [with] The Natural History of Tuft-Hunters and Toadies by Reach, Angus B.; Smith, Albert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at page illustration from The Natural History of the Idler upon Town (London, ), Fig. Anonymous wood engraver, after a drawing by Archibald Henning, vignette initial letter from the opening of chapter 9, The Natural History of the Idler upon Town (London, ), Fig. Ebeneezer Landells, wood engraving after a drawing by John. Albert Richard Smith was an English author, entertainer, and mountaineer. The son of a surgeon, he studied medicine in London and in Paris, and his first literary effort was an account of his life there, which appeared in the Mirror/5.