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A miscellany of Britain

people, places, history, culture, customs, sport

by Tom O"Meara

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Published by Arcturus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tom O"Meara
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27075158M
    ISBN 100572033834
    ISBN 109780572033835
    OCLC/WorldCa153556084

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Co., May 1, - Social Science - pages. The book of days: a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar, including anecdote, biography & history, curiosities of literature, and oddities of human life and character by Chambers, Robert, Pages: Filed under: Great Britain -- History -- Anecdotes.

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