wit and wisdom of Jane Austen by Jane Austen

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Published by Fourth Estate in London .

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Subjects:

  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Humor,
  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Quotations

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Book details

Statementedited by Michael Kerrigan.
ContributionsKerrigan, Michael, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4031 .K47 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20731726M
ISBN 101857026012

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