Little Dorrit
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Published by John W. Lovell in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

John L. Mahoney; gift.

Statementby Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by J. Mahoney.
SeriesCharles Dickens" works
ContributionsMahoney, J. 1816-1879 ill., Mahoney, John L.. donor.
The Physical Object
Pagination832 p., [11] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages832
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18839857M

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