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Medusa, and other tales

Adelaide Kemble

Medusa, and other tales

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Published by Smith, Elder and Co. in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Murray file copy no. 7.

Statementby the author of "A week in a French country-house."
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S2492 M
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6992906M
LC Control Number08001825

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