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The Victorian celebration of death by James Stevens Curl

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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tombs -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Cemeteries -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Sepulchral monuments -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-303) and index

StatementJames Stevens Curl
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15322189M
ISBN 100750923180

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