A sultry month scenes of London literary life in 1846. by Alethea Hayter

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Published by Faber in London .

Written in English

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  • Haydon, B. R. -- 1786-1846.

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The Physical Object
Pagination224p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23082280M

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