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Memoirs of a vanished generation, 1813-1855

Alice Elizabeth Blake

Memoirs of a vanished generation, 1813-1855

by Alice Elizabeth Blake

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Published by John Lane in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ranfurly, Thomas Knox, -- Earl of.,
  • Knox family.

  • Edition Notes

    Concerns Thomas Knox, 1st Earl of Ranfurly and his immediate friends.

    Statementedited by Mrs Warrenne Blake ; with an introduction by the Lady St. Helier.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 308p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19133920M

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