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Great expectations. by Charles Dickens

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.,
  • Ex-convicts -- Fiction.,
  • Benefactors -- Fiction.,
  • Young men -- Fiction.,
  • Revenge -- Fiction.,
  • Orphans -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith illus. from drawings by Frederic W. Pailthorpe together with an introd. by May Lamberton Becker.
GenreFiction.
SeriesGreat illustrated classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.D55 Gr37, PR4560 Gr37
The Physical Object
Pagination598 p.
Number of Pages598
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6045248M
LC Control Number49002998
OCLC/WorldCa961178

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