The life of Daniel Defoe
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The life of Daniel Defoe by Wright, Thomas

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Published by C.J. Farncombe & Sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith a great deal of entirely new information respecting Defoe and additional important illustrations and plans, by Thomas Wright.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 10757.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination427 p.
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13563722M
OCLC/WorldCa18518493

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