Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street
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Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Previous ed: 1928.

Statementedited with anintroduction by Montague Slater.
ContributionsSlater, Montagu, 1902-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13714281M

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