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Elizabethan tales by O"Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston and, New York .
Written in English


  • Short stories, English,
  • English fiction -- Early modern, 1500-1700

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Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction by Edward J. O"Brien
The Physical Object
Pagination317, [1] p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22801032M

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