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The prose works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray

The prose works of William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by J. M. Dent in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Walter Jerrold ; with illustrations by Charles E. Brock
ContributionsJerrold, Walter, 1865-1929
The Physical Object
Pagination30 v. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22787646M


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Critical Introduction by George Saintsbury. Vol. V. Nineteenth Century. Henry Craik, ed. English Prose.