three- or triple-decker

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William Makepeace Thackeray (1811—1863) novelist


Henry George Bohn (1796—1884) translator and publisher


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Multi-volume novels, some running to seven or nine volumes, began to appear in England in the 18th century. This publishing practice was common for several reasons: first, booksellers could spread ...

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