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3 edition of star-chamber found in the catalog.

star-chamber

an historical romance.

by William Harrison Ainsworth

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Published by G. Routledge and sons in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy William Harrison Ainsworth ...
ContributionsBrowne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A297 St4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23339831M
LC Control Number06008356
OCLC/WorldCa4285629

The Star Chamber () Stream and Watch Online Judge Steven Hardin (Michael Douglas) is discouraged by the failures of the legal system after seeing hardened criminals go free on technicalities.


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