Selected essays of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb

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Published by Silver, Burdett and Company in New York, Boston .

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Statemented., with introduction and notes by Ernest Dressel North.
SeriesThe Silver series of English and American classics
ContributionsNorth, Ernest Dressel.
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LC ClassificationsPR4861.A2 N8
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Pagination108 p.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6906292M
LC Control Number01013982
OCLC/WorldCa3644022

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