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Historic sketches round about Winchester, the old capital of England.

William Thorn Warren

Historic sketches round about Winchester, the old capital of England.

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Published by Simpkin, Warren in London, Winchester .
Written in English


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Pagination129p. :
Number of Pages129
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Open LibraryOL17382240M


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