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Restoration London

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688.,
  • London (England) -- History -- 17th century.,
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-318) and index.

    StatementLiza Picard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA680 .P525 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 330 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17148259M
    ISBN 100297819003

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