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Travellers in eighteenth-century England

Rosamond Bayne-Powell

Travellers in eighteenth-century England

by Rosamond Bayne-Powell

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century,
  • England -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 200

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 203 p.
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17941178M

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