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Richard Jefferies" London

Richard Jefferies

Richard Jefferies" London

by Richard Jefferies

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Published by Lutterworth Press in London, Redhill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • London (England) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Essays selected from the author"s works. cf. p. 15.

      Statementedited, with an introduction and notes, by Samuel J. Looker; illustrations specially drawn by E. E. Briscoe.
      ContributionsLooker, Samuel J. 1888-1965, ed., Briscoe, Ernest Edward, 1882- illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA683 .J53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6468539M
      LC Control Number44009309
      OCLC/WorldCa1663482

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