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The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1669

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Written in English


  • Biography: historical,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • England,
  • Historical - General,
  • Military

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Edition Notes

ContributionsHenry B. Wheatley (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8965352M
ISBN 101847029728
ISBN 109781847029720

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