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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English

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StatementBy Charles Dickens. With illustrations by H. K. Browne.
ContributionsBrowne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882.
LC ClassificationsPR4559 .A1 1862
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 624 p.
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13535639M
LC Control Number06036378

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