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The heart of the country

Ford Madox Ford

The heart of the country

a survey of the modern land

by Ford Madox Ford

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Alston Rivers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs,
  • Great Britain -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ford Madox Hueffer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23819552M


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