Victorian England as seen by Punch by Frank Edward Huggett

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Published by Sidgwick and Jackson in London .

Written in English

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  • Punch (London, England),
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

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Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesPunch (London, England)
Statement[by] Frank E. Huggett.
LC ClassificationsPN5130.P8 H8
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4473915M
ISBN 100283984880
LC Control Number79301244

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