History of the Borough and Foreign of Walsall, in the County of Stafford: With an Interesting Tour of Inspection, Including a Faithful Report of the Government Inquiry Into the Charities at the Guildhall, Walsall, June, 1855, Before Thomas Hare, Esq., Compared with the Former Inquisition, A.D. 1823

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J.R. Robinson, 1856 - 222 стор.
 

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