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judges of the secret court.

David Stacton

judges of the secret court.

by David Stacton

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ4.S775 Ju, PS3537.T1178 Ju
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5818341M
    LC Control Number61003634
    OCLC/WorldCa5924477

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