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2 edition of Beckford. found in the catalog.

Beckford.

Guy Chapman

Beckford.

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Published by Hart-Davis in St. Albans .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beckford, William, -- 1760-1844.

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published Cape, 1937.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination365p.,ill.,21cm
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18756427M

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