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England their England

A. G. MacDonell

England their England

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

RBSC copy: Bound in yellow pictorial cloth boards.

StatementA.G. MacDonell ; introduction by Hugo Vickers ; illustrations by Peter Brookes.
ContributionsBrookes, Peter., Folio Society (London, England)
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 185, [1] p., [11] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21198823M


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