Fiction & Folklore
Published: Oct 2 2008
The City of Jugglers; or, Free-Trade in Souls
A Romance of the Golden Age
The first reprint of an innovative social novel of London in 1848, the year of European revolutions, by a radical exile
First printed in 1850, The City of the Jugglers is a cautionary Victorian novel about futures trading in human souls following a financial crisis. Prior to this edition, only a handful of copies existed in U.S. library holdings. This volume is reproduced from the first edition in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries.