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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


  • Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Earle.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 353 p.
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14654919M
ISBN 100068910772

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