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Traits and travesties

social and political.

by Oliphant, Laurence

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Published by W. Blackwood and Sons in Edinburgh and London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Laurence Oliphant.
LC ClassificationsPR5112.O8 A7
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 1 l., 429 p.
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6704634M
LC Control Number27017016

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