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A maid of all work [pseud. Horace Mayhew?]. Letters about missusses, by A maid of all work: addressed to the editor of Diogenes, to a friend in her neighbourhood, to a friend in the country, to a friend in town, to her mother, and to her young man; in which she sets forth in a peculiarly interesting manner, the domestic grievances of servants in general. , 1st ed. London: Houlston & Stoneman, 1854.

Frontis, ii, [2], 86p + 8 plates and additional illustrations within the text. Pp51/52 closed tear across half the page. Contemp. half-calf, very worn and rubbed but sound. Some dust soiling/fingering to most margins, occasionally heavy. Interesting bookplate to front pastedown: “T. Rogers’ Circulating Library, Near the Post Office, Mirfield’. Thought to have been written by Horace Mayhew, co-founder of The London Figaro, and an early editor at Punch magazine. A decent copy of a hard to locate early Victorian comic title at a sensible price. (Book ref. wb11508 )  £ 40.00

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Offered for sale by: Westfield Books
Contact: Arthur Cunningham
Address: 28 Easthorpe Drive,
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