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Mary Howitt an autobiography by Mary Botham Howitt

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Published by W. Isbister in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Howitt, Mary Botham, -- 1799-1888,
  • Howitt, William, -- 1792-1879

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by her daughter, Margaret Howitt.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 23164.
ContributionsHowitt, Margaret, b. 1839., Howitt, William, 1792-1879.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13560771M
OCLC/WorldCa8457275

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