State of the Poorer Classes in Great Towns. Substance of a Speech in the House of Commons, Feb. 4, 1840, on Moving for a Committee to Consider the Causes of Discontent . . . with Notes and References.

London: Longman and Co., Hatchard and Sons, and Ridgway, 1840. First edition. 12mo, original printed brown wrappers, viii, 66, [1] pages. Stitching perished; from wrapper detached; some general wear; a fair copy. Item #12735

From the Liberal M.P. (and ornithologist) Slaney, a detailed account of urban industrial poverty in Britain. Ink ownership signature on the front blank; later pertinent penciled annotations and underlining.

Price: $50.00

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