Eighteenth century, 1714-1783
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Published by Hutchinson Educational in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by J. S. Millward and H. P. Arnold-Craft.
SeriesPortraits and documents
ContributionsMillward, John Scandrett., Arnold-Craft, H. P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA480 .M63, DA480 .E35
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p., 32 p. of plates :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20230990M

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