Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

Cries of London: Illustrations & Songs (1955)

£10.99

Product description

Published in 1955 by Associated Newspapers, London.

This is a stapled softcover booklet of 12 coloured plates from the well-known F Wheatley series of paintings of London street sellers together with 10 traditional songs, with words and music arranged by Fitzgerald Slade. At the top of each song is a description explaining the trade of the product.

The songs are:
- Do you Want any Matches?
- Sweet China Oranges Sweet China
- Milk Below Maids
- Two Bunches a Penny, Primroses, Two Bunches a Penny
- Turnips and carrots Ho
- Hot Spice Gingerbread Smoking Pot
- A New Love Song Only Ha'penny a Piece
- Old Chairs to Mend
- New Mackrel New Mackrel
- Knives Scissors and Razors to Grind

In good condition. With a small tear along the spine. The covers are a little grubby and yellowed.

Item details

Composer(s)/lyricist(s):
Traditional (arranged by Fitzgerald Slade)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
31.5cm x 24.5cm
Edition:
1955
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Folk
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
24
Publisher:
Associated Newspapers
Title:
Cries of London

Standard UK Delivery (currently free)

Delivery FAQs

Ts & Cs
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

Published in 1955 by Associated Newspapers, London.

This is a stapled softcover booklet of 12 coloured plates from the well-known F Wheatley series of paintings of London street sellers together with 10 traditional songs, with words and music arranged by Fitzgerald Slade. At the top of each song is a description explaining the trade of the product.

The songs are:
- Do you Want any Matches?
- Sweet China Oranges Sweet China
- Milk Below Maids
- Two Bunches a Penny, Primroses, Two Bunches a Penny
- Turnips and carrots Ho
- Hot Spice Gingerbread Smoking Pot
- A New Love Song Only Ha'penny a Piece
- Old Chairs to Mend
- New Mackrel New Mackrel
- Knives Scissors and Razors to Grind

In good condition. With a small tear along the spine. The covers are a little grubby and yellowed.

Composer(s)/lyricist(s):
Traditional (arranged by Fitzgerald Slade)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
31.5cm x 24.5cm
Edition:
1955
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Folk
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
24
Publisher:
Associated Newspapers
Title:
Cries of London

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £4.80

Outside Europe: £7.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Bookshop Witney

Witney Books and Music shop has a wide range of books in most subjects from Childrens to Art and a good selection of DVDs CDs Vinyl and sheet music both classical and pop.We also stock greetings cards. Please come and visit us in this thriving market town.

View Shop