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4 edition of Life in Edwardian England. found in the catalog.

Life in Edwardian England.

Robert Cecil

Life in Edwardian England.

by Robert Cecil

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Published by Batsford, G. P. Putnam"s Sons in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 202.

      SeriesEnglish life series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.4 .C36 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 203 p.
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5075587M
      ISBN 10071341460X
      LC Control Number74102398

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