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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Beckford, Peter, -- 1740-1811,
  • Fox hunting.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby A. Henry Higginson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSK286B4 H5, SK286B4 H5
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19831297M

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