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The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by 1st World Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8491368M
ISBN 101421806770
ISBN 109781421806778

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