The comic history of England by Gilbert Abbott Г  Beckett

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Published by Published at the Punch Office in [London] .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain -- History -- Caricatures and cartoons.,
  • Great Britain -- History.

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Two vols bound together in one.

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StatementBy Gilbert Abbott A"Beckett ; with ten coloured etchings, and one hundred and twenty woodcuts, by John Leech.
ContributionsLeech, John, 1817-1864.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v in 1 (xii, 320; xii, 304 p., [20] leaves of plates) :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18108613M

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