Victorian Christmas book by Antony Miall

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Published by Dent in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Christmas -- Great Britain -- History.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAntony and Peter Miall.
ContributionsMiall, Peter, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT4987.43 .M52
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p., [8] leaes of plates :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4297925M
ISBN 100460120395
LC Control Number78326305

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