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The Regency underworld

Donald A. Low

The Regency underworld

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century,
  • Regency -- England -- London,
  • London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-204) and index.

    StatementDonald A. Low.
    SeriesSutton history classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6950.L7 L68 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23043448M
    ISBN 100750940476
    LC Control Number2008277560
    OCLC/WorldCa63185155


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