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The Fabian Society its early history. A paper read at a conference of the London and provincial Fabian societies at Essex Hall on the 6th February, 1892, and ordered to be printed for the information of members. by Bernard Shaw

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Published by Fabian Society in London .
Written in English


  • Fabian Society (Great Britain)

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Edition Notes

SeriesFabian tract -- no. 41
The Physical Object
Pagination30, [2] p. (p. [2] at end advertisement)
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18995975M

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