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The Manchester Man By Mrs George Linnaeus Banks
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The Manchester Man traces the fall and rise of Jabez Clegg, a foundling swept away in his cradle by the River Irk in flood in 1799. In this politically significant work the narrative is set against... More > the back-drop of the three decades from the Napoleonic Wars to the 1832 Reform Act, crucial years in Manchester's development as the world's first industrial city. It contains a vivid and highly accurate portrayal of the notorious Peterloo Massacre and its aftermath, as well as providing a valuable insight into the roles of some of the city's founding fathers. A riveting read for the casual reader and the serious student of Manchester history alike, complete with Introduction by Malc Cowle. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, M5 4WX, situated in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less
The Manchester Man - Illustrated By Mrs George Linnaeus Banks
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The Manchester Man traces the fall and rise of Jabez Clegg, a foundling swept away in his cradle by the River Irk in flood in 1799. In this politically significant work the narrative is set against... More > the back-drop of the three decades from the Napoleonic Wars to the 1832 Reform Act, crucial years in Manchester's development as the world's first industrial city. It contains a vivid and highly accurate portrayal of the notorious Peterloo Massacre and its aftermath, as well as providing a valuable insight into the roles of some of the city's founding fathers. A riveting read for the casual reader and the serious student of Manchester history alike, complete with original illustrations and Introduction by Malc Cowle. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, M5 4WX, in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less
The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee, and the Catalog of His Library of Manuscripts By John Dee
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, born James Orchard Halliwell... More > (21 June 1820 – 3 January 1889), was an English Shakespearean scholar, and a collector of English Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales.The son of Thomas Halliwell, he was born in London and was educated privately and at Jesus College, Cambridge. He devoted himself to antiquarian research, particularly of early English literature. In 1839 he edited Sir John Mandeville's Travels; in 1842 published an Account of the European manuscripts in the Chetham Library, besides a newly discovered metrical romance of the 15th century (Torrent of Portugal).In 1841, while at Cambridge, the young Halliwell dedicated his book Reliquae Antiquae to Sir Thomas Phillipps, the noted bibliomaniac. Phillipps invited Halliwell to stay at his estate, Middle Hill. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Halliwell-Phillipps< Less