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Pelham, or, The adventures of a gentleman ; Lucretia, or, The children of night

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Published by Belford, Clarke & Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAdventures of a gentleman., Lucretia., Children of the night.
Statementby Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart.
SeriesBulwer Lytton"s works
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4922 .P4 1800z
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14033909M

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