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Published by Arnold in London .
Written in English


  • Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 80.

SeriesStudies in French literature,, no. 8
LC ClassificationsPQ2246.M3 F3 1962a
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5956483M
ISBN 100713152893
LC Control Number65032692

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