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Published by Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green in [London] .
Written in English


  • Bridges, Robert Seymour, -- 1844-1930

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SeriesWriters and their work -- no.147
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23317789M

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