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The fine and the wicked

Monica Stirling

The fine and the wicked

the life and times of Ouida.

by Monica Stirling

  • 12 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Coward-McCann in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ouida, 1839-1908.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4528 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p.
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6245735M
    LC Control Number58006285
    OCLC/WorldCa697366

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