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Sketches of Southwark old and new by Robert Woodger Bowers

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Published by William Wesley and Son in London .
Written in English


  • Southwark, Eng -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Woodger Bowers.
LC ClassificationsDA685.S7
The Physical Object
Pagination(3)-544, vii p. incl. illus., p.ort., map. :
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19802133M
LC Control Number02029333

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