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William Makepeace Thackeray.

by Charles Whibley

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Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesModern English writers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5631 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23360963M
    LC Control Number03030584
    OCLC/WorldCa744668

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