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Victor Hugo : a biography

Samuel Edwards

Victor Hugo : a biography

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Hugo, Victor, -- 1802-1885.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Samuel Edwards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2293, PQ2293 .G4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 337 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21134679M
    ISBN 100450025853


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