A match to fire the Thames. by Stafford, Ann pseud.

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dock Strike, London, England, 1889.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5367 .L82 1889.L66
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p.
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5845789M
LC Control Number62004017
OCLC/WorldCa2230537

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