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Gastronomy and civilization

Mary Ellen Meredith

Gastronomy and civilization

by Mary Ellen Meredith

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Published by [s. n.] in [U. K.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of an article by"M. M.", Fraser"s magazine, vol.44 , no.254 (December 1851), pp. 591-609.

StatementM. M..
The Physical Object
Pagination9p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19850816M

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