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Text: Arthur Calder-Marshall (compiler), Prepare to shed them now: the ballads of George R. Sims (London: Hutchinson & Co., 1968)

Arthur Calder-Marshall, Prepare to shed them now (1968)

Front cover

Type of text
compilation
Format
152 + vi pages, hardback
Dimensions
width 6.5 inches (16.5 cm), height 9.5 inches (24.1 cm)
Publication
London, England: Hutchinson & Co., 1968
Contributor

Compiler: CALDER-MARSHALL, Arthur  (1908-1992)

Main language
English
Retail price at publication
30s.
ISBN
0090892003
Notes
Most of the recitations included are illustrated by one or more Life Model slide images. The book also contains 'Sal Grogan's face' (pp.82-6) and 'Two women' (pp.116-9), for which slide sets are not (yet) known.
Contents

George R. Sims, Billy's rose, pp. 51-55

George R. Sims, In the harbour, pp. 56-62

George R. Sims, In the workhouse, pp. 63-70

George R. Sims, Nellie's prayer, pp. 71-81

George R. Sims, Ostler Joe, pp. 87-91

George R. Sims, Ticket-o'-leave: a village drama, pp. 92-99

George R. Sims, Told to the missionary, pp. 100-103

George R. Sims, The street tumblers, pp. 104-109

George R. Sims, The lifeboat, pp. 110-115

George R. Sims, The road to Heaven, pp. 120-126

George R. Sims, The matron's story, pp. 127-131

George R. Sims, Kate Maloney, pp. 132-135

George R. Sims, In the signal box: a station master's story, pp. 136-140

George R. Sims, The magic wand, pp. 141-146

George R. Sims, The level crossing, pp. 147-152

Subject keyword

SIMS, George R.  (1847-1922)

Lucerna ID 4005831

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