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Great English novelists

Holbrook Jackson

Great English novelists

by Holbrook Jackson

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Published by Grant Richards in London .
Written in English


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The English Novelists Series was originally published by Home and Van Thal (London), which was established while Herbert Van Thal was the manager of publisher Arthur Baker, also in London. Alan Swallow published the series in the US. Home and Van Thal was absorbed into Arthur Baker around , and the series continues with the Baker imprint. The Great English Novelists with Introductory Essays and Notes: Lights of Literature in TWO (2) VOLUMES Dawson, William J. & Coningsby W. Dawson Published by Harper NY nd () ().

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