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Published by Noel Douglas in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, Bristol, Biggs & Cottle for T N Longman, 1798.

SeriesThe Noel Douglas replicas
ContributionsColeridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22704188M

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