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Published by St. Paul"s Bibliographies, Oak Knoll Press in Winchester, U.K, New Castle, DE .
Written in English


  • Bibliography, Critical.

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Edition Notes

StatementFredson Bowers ; introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle..
SeriesSt. Paul"s bibliographies -- 15
LC ClassificationsZ1001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 505 p. ;
Number of Pages505
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21754030M
ISBN 101884718000

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