Rural Life In Victorian England..
Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy.
4to. 7 x 10 inches. viii + 220 pp.
Illustrated throughout in black and white. Photographic endpapers. Decorated by publisher's device on title page.
A well illustrated survey of the Victorian countryside, concentrating on the various categories of people, including landowners, farmers, farm and industrial workers, land agents, professionals, tradesmen and craftsmen. Gordon Edmund Mingay (1923-2006) was Professor of Agrarian History at the University of Kent, 1968-1986, and then Emeritus Professor and president of the British Agricultural History Society.
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