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The Post Victorians.

The Post Victorians.

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Published by I. Nicholson & Watson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1933 ed.

    StatementWith an introd. by W. R. Inge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT783 .P6 1972, CT783 P66 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 648 p.;
    Number of Pages648
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21188796M
    ISBN 100836926188
    OCLC/WorldCa202836

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