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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bibliomania,
  • Books,
  • Books and reading

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Holbrook Jackson.
The Physical Object
Pagination668 p. ;
Number of Pages668
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19980769M

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