The Monastery: A Romance, Zväzok 1

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London; and for Archibald Constable and Company, and John Ballantyne, Bookseller to the King, Edinburgh., 1820 - 351 strán (strany)
 

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