Victorian London by Richard Tames

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Published by Trafalgar Square Publishing .

Written in English

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  • British & Irish history,
  • England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • London (England)

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Book details

SeriesLiving Through History Series
The Physical Object
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11247382M
ISBN 100713435399
ISBN 109780713435399

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