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Highwaymen of England picturesque biographies and traditions of the "Knights of the road" by Harper, Charles G.

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Published by EP Publishing in Wakefield, Eng .
Written in English


  • Brigands and robbers -- Great Britain

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Statementby Charles G. Harper.
LC ClassificationsHV6453.G7 H3, HV6453G7 H3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 261 p., [22] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19257335M
ISBN 100715810278

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