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Published by Sherwood, Gilbert & Co. in London] .
Written in English


  • Phrenology

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Copy 1 Note: Library label and stamps of the British Phrenological Society.

Statementby J. Epps
The Physical Object
Pagination85 pages ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26496675M

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