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7 edition of The Decline of the Gentleman found in the catalog.

The Decline of the Gentleman

by Simon Raven

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Conduct of life.,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN385 .R3 1962
      The Physical Object
      Pagination190 p.
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5848161M
      LC Control Number62007556
      OCLC/WorldCa1599453

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