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Victorian London

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Published by New Holland Publishers (Uk) Ltd .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Travel / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8929984M
ISBN 101843307340
ISBN 109781843307341

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