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Pickpockets, Beggars and Ratcatchers (Life in the Victorian Underworld)
by Konecky & Konecky
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||398|
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About this Item: Maurice Temple Smith, Great Russell Street, London - 2nd imp., hardcover, 6¼" x 9½" (lacking jacket) Eighteen illustrations (mostly contemporary drawings & paintings).
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