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The clerk of Oxford in fiction.

by Samuel Fletcher Hulton

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Oxford

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    Paginationxiii, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23288904M
    LC Control Number11002040

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