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Scenes of London life from Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Charles Dickens ; selected and introduced by J.B. Priestley with thirteen illustrations by George Cruikshank.
ContributionsCruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18499371M

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