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Victorian people

Gillian Avery

Victorian people

In life and in literature

by Gillian Avery

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


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StatementGillian Avery .
The Physical Object
Pagination255p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13874871M


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