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Life of Charles Dickens.

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Published by Walter Scott in London .
Written in English


  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAnderson, John Parker, 1841-
LC ClassificationsPR4581 .M4
The Physical Object
Pagination[1]-166 [i]-xxxiii [1] p.
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24197333M

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