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The countess, or, The inquisitor"s punishments

The countess, or, The inquisitor"s punishments

a tale of Spain

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Published by Gleason"s in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Louisville, KY : Lost Cause Press. 1967. microfiches. (Wright American fiction ; v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 920)

Statementby William Engolls
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 1 (1774-1850), no. 920
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination100 p
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15168965M

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