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The Harlot's Handbook: Harris's List

The Harlot s Handbook Harris s List Harris s List of Covent Garden Ladies was a bestseller of the th century with than copies sold in an age before mass consumerism Jack Harris the so called Pimp General of All England publi

  • Title: The Harlot's Handbook: Harris's List
  • Author: Hallie Rubenhold
  • ISBN: 9780752443843
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Paperback
  • Harris s List of Covent Garden Ladies was a bestseller of the 18th century with than 250,000 copies sold in an age before mass consumerism Jack Harris, the so called Pimp General of All England, published an annual guidebook detailing the names, locations, and specialties of all of London s prostitutes During its heyday Harris s List was the essential accessory Harris s List of Covent Garden Ladies was a bestseller of the 18th century with than 250,000 copies sold in an age before mass consumerism Jack Harris, the so called Pimp General of All England, published an annual guidebook detailing the names, locations, and specialties of all of London s prostitutes During its heyday Harris s List was the essential accessory for any serious gentleman of pleasure, yet beyond its titillating passages lies a glimpse into the lives of numerous Georgian era women Ranging from the ribald to the bizarre, collected here are the funniest and most surreal of Harris s entries.

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    1. What a strange little book. Basically a "who and how much" guide to the ladies of the evening, published in the 18th century. My most immediate thoughts on the book center on the many times that the author (of those long ago pamphlets) would say that such and such woman required say, five pieces of coin for her favors, but will accept 2 or 3 rather than lose the business. Cad! You've effectively lowered her price!And then there's the times when it's stated that a certain woman in "kept" by somes [...]

    2. Definitely an interesting read and peek in on 18th Century life. The book is mostly taken up by the 1793 edition with a mix of earlier lists at the end (1761-91). I think I preferred the earlier lists to the 1793 edition, however, though it's a shame that so many of the original copies were destroyed. Glad there was a bit of a history at the beginning, as well as a glossary. Certainly some amusing terms in there.

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