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Notices Of Books. ' 57
NOTICES OF BOOKS . ' 57
The Cities Of The Past. [Reprinted From ...
The Cities of the Past . [ Reprinted from Eraser ' s Magazine . ] By Frances Power Cobbe . Triibner & Co ., 60 , Paternoster Row .
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English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), March 1, 1864, page 57, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01031864/page/57/