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Curiosities of street literature in China

W. H. Medhurst

Curiosities of street literature in China

a lecture

by W. H. Medhurst

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Published by Shanghai Evening Courier in Shanghai .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.H. Medhurst.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/7429 (G)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination38 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2175914M
LC Control Number88953198

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Such,Union Street, Borough; and Mr. Harkness,Church Street, Preston. From whose “establishments” upwards of two thousand street “papers” and “ballads” have been obtained, and from which—together with a private collection—we have made our selection to form “ The Curiosities of Street Literature.”.

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The famous printer of street literature Jemmy Catnach of London's Seven Dials had a vast and varied stock of material for sale: one of his trade lists has 1, different items in stock, most of which were not news: ballads and chapbooks, song books, or seasonal sheets such as Valentines, Christmas sheets, and almanacs.

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