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Published by A. Sutton in Far Thrupp Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

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  • England

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  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNo thoroughfare., No thoroughfare and other stories.
StatementCharles Dickens and Wilkie Collins.
ContributionsCollins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4572 .N6 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1296102M
ISBN 100862998360
LC Control Number92159520

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