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British Chimney Sweeps

A Definitive Social History

by Benita Cullingford

  • 197 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Book Guild Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Heating, lighting, ventilation,
  • Social history,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9433523M
    ISBN 101857764528
    ISBN 109781857764529


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