British political oratory by Thomas Evan Jacob

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Published by L. Reeve in London .

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  • Speeches, addresses, etc., English.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government.

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Statementedited by T. Evan Jacob.
SeriesThe Victoria Library, 1
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 251 p. ;
Number of Pages251
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Open LibraryOL16535676M

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