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Augustus Carp, Esq. by himself

Sir Henry Howarth Bashford

Augustus Carp, Esq. by himself

being the autobiography of a really good man.

by Sir Henry Howarth Bashford

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Published by Boydell in Woodbridge .
Written in English


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SeriesBookmasters
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LC ClassificationsPR6005.A66/
The Physical Object
Pagination(288)p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22415588M
ISBN 100851152406

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