Walks through Islington: comprising an historical and descriptive account of that extensive and important district, both in its ancient and present state: together with some particulars of the most remarkable objects immediately adjacent

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Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper, 1835 - Islington (London, England) - 412 pages
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