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A strange business

Hamilton, James

A strange business

a revolution in art, culture, and commerce in 19th century London

by Hamilton, James

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Arts,
  • Finance,
  • Art and business,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Hamilton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN72.B87 H255 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27191277M
    ISBN 101605988707
    ISBN 109781605988702
    OCLC/WorldCa907103704

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