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old Hummums made new again

George Augustus Sala

old Hummums made new again

A retrospect and description of the most historical hostelry in Covent Garden.

by George Augustus Sala

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Published by S. Sharpe in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hummums Hotel, London.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19483390M

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