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London Book of English prose

London Book of English prose

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Published by Eyre in London .
Written in English

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  • English prose -- Collections

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    Statementselected and ordered by Herbert Read and Bonamy Dobrée.
    ContributionsDobrée, Bonamy, 1891-, Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 665 p.
    Number of Pages665
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15457505M

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