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Robert Tressell and the ragged trousered philanthropists

Jack Mitchell

Robert Tressell and the ragged trousered philanthropists

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Published by Lawrence & Wishart in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tressell, Robert.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jack Robert.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 200p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22485800M
    ISBN 100853151954


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