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The historic names of the streets and lanes of Oxford

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Streets,
  • Antiquities

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementwith a map and a preface by Robert Bridges
LC ClassificationsDA690.O98 S3 1921
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24874075M
LC Control Number22009408

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