The English imagination.

Cover of: The English imagination. | Stuart Holroyd

Published by Longmans in Harlow .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • England -- Civilization.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA110 .H599
The Physical Object
Pagination[12], 268 p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5160875M
ISBN 100582526450
LC Control Number74503638

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