The Table-talk of Shirley [pseud.]: Reminiscences of and Letters from Froude, Thackeray, Disraeli, Browning, Rossetti, Kingsley, Baynes, Huxley, Tyndall and Others

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W. Blackwood, 1895 - 344 páginas

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