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The world of wit and humour

The world of wit and humour

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Published by American Pub. Co. in Hartford [Conn] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by George Manville Fenn.
    ContributionsFenn, George Manville, 1831-1909.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 480 p., 10 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22961202M
    OCLC/WorldCa37654697


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