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Tales of other days by Akerman, John Yonge

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Published by Effingham Wilson in London .
Written in English

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Statementby J. Y. A.; with illustrations by George Cruikshank; engraved by J. Thompson and S. and T. Williams
ContributionsCruikshank, George, 1792-1878
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 250 p. [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24608391M

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