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Robert Tressell and The ragged trousered philanthropists.

Mitchell, Jack

Robert Tressell and The ragged trousered philanthropists.

by Mitchell, Jack

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Published by Lawrence & Wishart in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tressell, Robert, 1870-1911

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5671.T85 R335
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5725992M
    ISBN 100853151954
    LC Control Number70463575

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