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Walter Long and his times by Sir Charles Petrie

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Published by Hutchinson & Co., ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Long, Walter Hume Long, Viscount, 1854-1924.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sir Charles Petrie, bt. ... with 16 illustrations.
LC ClassificationsDA566.9.L6 P4
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 7-284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6350876M
LC Control Number37006137

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