John Aubrey’s Brief Lives: the edition we have been waiting for

  title={John Aubrey’s Brief Lives: the edition we have been waiting for},
  author={Michael Hunter},
  journal={The Seventeenth Century},
  pages={339 - 351}
  • M. Hunter
  • Published 3 July 2015
  • History
  • The Seventeenth Century
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