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picture of sixteenth century London as revealed through the works of Thomas Dekker by Catherine Mary Fitzsimmons

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Published .
Written in English


  • Dekker, Thomas, -- ca. 1572-1632,
  • London (England) -- Description and travel,
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs

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Statementby Catherine Fitzsimmons
The Physical Object
Pagination127 leaves ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14989259M

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