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Published by Ginn and company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

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Statementby Victor Hugo, with introduction, notes, and vocabulary by Noelia Dubrule; based on the earlier edition by F.C. de Sumichrast.
SeriesInternational modern language series
ContributionsSumichrast, Frederick C. de 1845-1933, ed., Dubrule, Noëlia.
LC ClassificationsPQ2286.A3 S72
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 414 p.
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6687242M
LC Control Number26004732

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