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Kings & desperate men

Louis Kronenberger

Kings & desperate men

life in eighteenth-century England

by Louis Kronenberger

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

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  • England -- Social life and customs.

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    Statementby Louis Kronenberger.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20921179M

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