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London in literature.

London in literature.

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Published by Roehampton Institute in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A Symposium organised by the English Syndicate of the Roehampton Institute, May 1979.

ContributionsRoehampton Institute of Higher Education. English Syndicate.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 145p.
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14134034M

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