Thomas Love Peacock by Felix Felton. by Robert Forbes Felton

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .

Written in English

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  • Peacock, Thomas Love, -- 1785-1866

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 309-312.

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Pagination319 p. illus., ports. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19402436M

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