Evelina ; or, The history of a young lady"s entrance into the world by Fanny Burney

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .

Written in English

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  • London (England)

Subjects:

  • Young women -- Fiction,
  • Socialites -- Fiction,
  • Debutantes -- Fiction,
  • London (England) -- Fiction

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Book details

StatementFrances Burney ; edited with an introduction by Edward A. Bloom with the assistance of Lillian D. Bloom.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThe World"s classics
ContributionsBloom, Edward Alan, 1914-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3316.A4 E8 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 421 p. ;
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4272530M
ISBN 100192815962
LC Control Number81018758

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