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The star-chamber

William Harrison Ainsworth

The star-chamber

an historical romance

by William Harrison Ainsworth

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Published by Waverley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Harrison Ainsworth ; illustrated by Hablot K. Browne.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22912921M

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