Natural history of the idler upon town
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Published by Bogue in London .
Written in English


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Statementillustrated by A. Henning.
ContributionsHenning, A.
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
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Open LibraryOL19145592M

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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 , .

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The Idler was a series of essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the Universal Chronicle between and It is likely that the Chronicle was published for the sole purpose of including The Idler, since it had produced only one issue before the series began, and ceased publication when it finished.. The authors besides Johnson were Thomas.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Albert Richard Smith books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Natural History of the Idler Upon Town. Albert Richard Smith. 23 . He also wrote a series of so-called natural histories: The Gent (), The Ballet Girl (), 'Stuck-Up' People (), The Idler upon Town () and The Flirt (). CONDITION. In a paper binding with decoration to the front board. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Backstrip is missing. Front board is detached. Rear board is held by cords only. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Albert Smith (Smith, Albert, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Smith, Albert, , ed.: Sketches of London Life and Character, illust. by Paul Gavarni (illustrated HTML at ) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Additional books from the extended shelves.