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The mahogany tree

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by S. E. Cassino in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby William Makepeace Thackeray, with illustrations by Frank T. Merrill.
ContributionsRoche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908 ed., Merrill, Frank T. b. 1848 ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5613 .M3 1887
The Physical Object
Pagination[53] p. incl. front. (mounted port.)
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16479547M
LC Control Number12039645

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