Victorian days and ways by Mark Edward Perugini

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Published by Jarrolds, limited in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

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  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

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Statementby Mark Edward Perugini ... illustrated by reproductions from "Punch" and from contemporary prints.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA533 .P47
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6275489M
LC Control Number32015609
OCLC/WorldCa7296850

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