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Life And Letters At Bath, In The Seventeenth Century

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAustin Dobson (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10569857M
ISBN 100548250839
ISBN 109780548250839


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