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Published by Profile in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Bath (England)

Subjects:

  • Nash, Richard, 1674-1761.,
  • Bath (England) -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Bath (England) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Eglin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA483.N2 E36 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3465677M
ISBN 101861973020
LC Control Number2005440176
OCLC/WorldCa57575436

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