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Beard"s Roman women

Anthony Burgess

Beard"s Roman women

by Anthony Burgess

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 1977.

    Statement(by) Anthony Burgess.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19242956M
    ISBN 10014004809X

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In the early Roman times, the women simply parted their hair in the middle and pulled it back in a bun. Beard's Roman Women: A novel by Anthony Burgess. McGraw-Hill. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (). Price: $ Hardcover. First edition. Illustrated. Fine with minor bumps at top extremities in fine price-clipped dustwrapper.

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