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Behind a brass knocker

Frederick Barnard

Behind a brass knocker

some grim realities in picture and prose

by Frederick Barnard

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Published by "Judy" in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrederick Barnard and Charles H. Ross ; picturesengraved by Dalziel Brothers.
ContributionsRoss, Charles H.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13647866M

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