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Booth (Charles), Hubert Llewyllyn Smith and others. New Survey of London Life and Labour, 9 vol. including 2 map vol., frontispieces, plates, some folding, tables and illustrations, 13 large maps folding into pockets, ink library stamps to vol.5 and vol.7, not affecting text or maps, original cloth, rubbed, vol.1 and 2 with dust-jackets, spines darkened, spine end sand corners a little chipped, 8vo, 1930-35.

⁂ Rare. Hubert Llewyllyn Smith surveyed working class households in London from 1928 to 1932 in order to measure poverty in London and the changes that had occurred since Charles Booth's famous survey of 1889.

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Booth (Charles), Hubert Llewyllyn Smith and others. New

Estimate £400 - £600Mar 22, 2018
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature