Pair of Blue Eyes
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Published by Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 19th century fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

New Wessex Editions

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10494151M
ISBN 100333177649
ISBN 109780333177648

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