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English boy himself again; or, The Dames wigging denied

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A political satire occasioned by the War between France and Germany in 1870-71.

Statementby an Exonian.
ContributionsExonian.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14211883M

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