1970. Item #16647
Thompson, F.M.L. Victorian England: The Horse-Drawn Society. Somerset: Castle Cary Press 1970. 20p, no ills. Very good paperbound (neat ink name). ** Inaugural lecture given upon Thomson's appointment as Chair of Modern History, Bedford College, University of London. Short but insightful look at the realities of the horse-drawn world--the smells, noise, waste, labor needed, etc. One of the first treatments of the sociology of horse power, which has since become a popular field of study. (Not in Wells) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.