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London afternoons

chapters on the social life, architecture, and records of the great city and its neighourhood

by W. J. Loftie

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Brentanos in London, Cassell, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs.,
  • London (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. J. Loftie
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24180951M
    OCLC/WorldCa7106237

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