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Henry Esmond. by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by Collins in [London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- Anne, 1702-1714 -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

SeriesCollins" illustrated pocket classics, 23
LC ClassificationsPR5612 A1 19--A
The Physical Object
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17945591M

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