Scenes of London Life: From 'Sketches by Boz'
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Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. Chosen and introduced by the playwright J. B. Priestley, these thirteen marvellous sketches are accompanied by George Cruikshank's evocative illustrations.Charles Dickens was one of the great chroniclers of London life. From the colourful chaos of dances and gin-shops to the sparse destitution of the pawnshop and the penitentiary, he captured the grime and the glory of the English capital with singular brilliance.Orphans and beggars, lord mayors and murderers, actors, criminals, cab drivers and prostitutes; all rub shoulders in this wonderful selection from Sketches by Boz.
- Charles Dickens
- Introduction by
- J. B. Priestley
- Illustrated by
- George Cruikshank
- Macmillan Collector's Library
- Pan Macmillan , Macmillan Collector's Library
- Publication date
- Jan 30, 2018
- Product dimensions
- 103 x 161 x 12mm