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Vanity fair a novel without a hero by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementW.M. Thackeray ; edited with an introduction by John Sutherland.
SeriesOxford world"s classics
ContributionsSutherland, John, 1938-
LC ClassificationsPR5618.A2 S9 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationlviii, 949 p. :
Number of Pages949
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23153960M
ISBN 109780199537624
LC Control Number2008482154

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