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Published by Cresset Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Mona Wilson.
ContributionsAusten, Jane, 1775-1817.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 304p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21027139M

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