Creevey and Greville
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Published by Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


  • Creevey, Thomas, -- 1768-1838,
  • Greville, Charles, -- 1794-1865

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 33-36.

StatementJoanna Richardson.
SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23806049M

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