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ragged trousered philanthropists

Robert Tressell

ragged trousered philanthropists

by Robert Tressell

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Published by The Richards Press, "The Daily Herald" in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1914.

Statementby Robert Tressall ; with a foreword by George Hicks.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 235p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22359168M

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