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Five Victorians

Giles Lytton Strachey

Five Victorians

Queen Victoria: General Gordon: Florence Nightingale: Cardinal Manning: Dr. Arnold of Rugby.

by Giles Lytton Strachey

  • 160 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Reprint Society in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Victoria, -- Queen of Great Britain.,
  • Manning, Henry Edward.,
  • Nightingale, Florence, -- 1820-1910.,
  • Arnold, Thomas, -- 1795-1842.,
  • Gordon, Charles George, -- 1833-1885.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination458p.
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16731352M

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