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The autobiography of Francis Place (1771-1854)

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University Press , Cambridge [Eng.]
Place, Francis, 1771
Statementedited with an introd. and notes by Mary Thale.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA536.P7 A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 308 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4770895M
ISBN 100521083990
LC Control Number78174265

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