The Victorians
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The Victorians by Arthur Pollard

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Published by P. Bedrick Books in New York .
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  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Arthur Pollard.
SeriesThe New history of literature -- 6, New history of literature -- 6.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 569 p. ;
Number of Pages569
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23259484M
ISBN 100872261301

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