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The Horse-World of London 1893 by W.J. Gordon

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The Horse-World of London 

by W.J. Gordon

This book gives a portrait of behind the scenes Victorian London. It tells how horses lived, what they had to do and who took care of them. It adds a new dimension to our picture of daily life in Victorian London.  When this book was first published (1893) there were 300,000 horses in London and within this world there were many ranks and degrees from the State Horses at Buckingham Palace to the green grocer's drudge and what happened to the horses in "the end"

Hard cover book with dust jacket both in excellent condition. Neat old black and white illustrations, 190 pages. This is the 1971 reprint published by David & Charles Limited in conjunction with J.A. Allen