English public school by Bernard Darwin

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Endowed public schools (Great Britain)

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Book details

Statementby Bernard Darwin.
SeriesThe English heritage series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA634 .D3
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6733066M
LC Control Number29020877
OCLC/WorldCa978538

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