Memoirs of a Victorian gentleman, William Makepeace Thackeray by Margaret Forster

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  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 -- Fiction,
  • Novelists -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction

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Statementby Margaret Forster ; ill. by William Makepeace Thackeray.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsThackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.F7335 Me 1979, PR6056.O695 Me 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 391 p. :
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4430294M
ISBN 100688034403
LC Control Number79063011
OCLC/WorldCa4926133

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