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The book of lasts

Author: Ian Harrison
Publisher: London : Cassell Illustrated, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at the significance of some past events that should be remembered not only because they represent an ending, but for the possible beginnings they may evoke.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Harrison
ISBN: 1844032590 9781844032594
OCLC Number: 60668354
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Last of all --
Historic last days --
Personal lasts --
Last to date --
Last requests & bequests --
Last past the post --
Last journeys --
Last words --
The last post.
Responsibility: Ian Harrison.

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