Studies in the social history of sport in 18th century England
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Published by (C.P. Darkwell) in (Bexleyheath) (10, Haslemere Rd, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4NQ) .
Written in English


  • Sports -- Social aspects -- England.,
  • Sports -- England -- History -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

Statementby C.P. Darkwell. Pt.1.
LC ClassificationsGV706.5
The Physical Object
Pagination(14)p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19359739M

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