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Bath-intrigues in four letters to a friend in London (1725) by Eliza Fowler Haywood

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementEliza Haywood ; introduction by Simon Varey.
SeriesPublication / The Augustan Reprint Society -- no. 236, Publication (Augustan Reprint Society) -- no. 236.
ContributionsManley, Mrs. 1663-1724.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13546426M

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