Samuel Pepys" diary by Samuel Pepys

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .

Written in English

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  • Sources,
  • History,
  • Social life and customs

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Book details

SeriesCameo classics
ContributionsParker, Willis L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA447 P4 A4 1932
The Physical Object
Pagination207p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26528837M

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