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Shorter novels

Philip Henderson

Shorter novels

Eighteenth century

by Philip Henderson

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Philip Henderson.
SeriesEveryman"s library
The Physical Object
Pagination320p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15050787M
ISBN 100460008560
OCLC/WorldCa65761093

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