Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies was a bestseller of the 18th century, selling 250,000 copies in an age before mass consumerism. An annual "guide book," it detailed the names and "specialities" of the capital’s prostitutes. During its heyday, 1757–1795, Harris’s List was the essential accessory for any serious gentleman of pleasure. Yet beyond its titillating passages lay a glimpse into the lives of those who lived and died by the List’s pro...
By Hallie Rubenhold
Series: Revealing History
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Tempus; 1st edition (October 1, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.2 x 6.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1081180
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
An historical artifact. A crib sheet rating and describing the available women of Georgian London. A glimpse under some old sheets.
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