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Statementwith an introduction by Ruth Hodgkinson.
SeriesVictorian social conscience
ContributionsHodgkinson, Rugh G.
LC ClassificationsRA485 .P8
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL5253755M
ISBN 100576532630
LC Control Number75326712

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