Jane Austen. by Guy Rawlence

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  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

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LC ClassificationsPR4036 .R3 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5052892M
ISBN 100841473412
LC Control Number74014688

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