Jane Austen and her art
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Jane Austen and her art

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Published by OUP in Oxford .
Written in English

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StatementMary Lascelles.
ContributionsAusten, Jane, 1775-1817.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14962294M
ISBN 100198810083

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