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Climbing boys

a study of sweeps" apprentices, 1773-1875

by K. H. Strange

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Published by Allison & Busby, Distributed in the USA by Schocken Books in London, New York, New York, NY .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Chimney sweeps -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Apprentices -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementK.H. Strange.
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.C482 G77 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3231174M
      ISBN 100850314313
      LC Control Number83143704

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