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English people in the eighteenth century.

Dorothy Marshall

English people in the eighteenth century.

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Published by Longmans in [London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14313012M

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