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The adventures of Caleb Williams by William Godwin

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Published by T. Allman and C. Daly in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby the late W. Godwin.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 329p., [1] plate ;
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18961379M

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