Biographies of Working Men

by Grant Allen


Written in English
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  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General
The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL11646180M
ISBN 101404343059
ISBN 109781404343054

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They are: Thomas Telford, George Stephenson, John Gibson, William Herschel, Jean François Millet, James Garfield and Thomas Edward. Index of Biographies of Working Men; Next part (2) Produced by Tonya Allen, Juliet Sutherland, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.

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