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Victorian entertainment.

Alan Delgado

Victorian entertainment.

by Alan Delgado

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Recreation -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 110.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV75 .D44 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4860439M
      ISBN 100715351613
      LC Control Number75862526

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