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preface to literature

Edward Wagenknecht

preface to literature

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Published by Holt, Kraus Reprint Co. in New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Edward Wagenknecht.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16380831M


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