Literary London.

With an introd. by G.K. Chesterton, and 42 photographs specially taken for this book by W.J. Roberts.
  • 349 Pages
  • 3.68 MB
  • English
T.W. Laurie , London
English literature -- England -- London., Literary landmarks -- London, London (England) -- Description and tr
ContributionsChesterton, G. K. 1874-1936.
LC ClassificationsDA689 L7 L3 1907
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16337168M

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