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Old English household life some accounts of cottage objects and country folk by Gertrude Jekyll

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in



  • England,
  • England.


  • Country life -- England,
  • Households -- England,
  • Cottages,
  • England -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Printed in Great Britain.

StatementGertrude Jekyll.
LC ClassificationsDA110 .J4
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 222 p. incl. plates.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6684858M
LC Control Number25026995

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