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Francis Bret Harte.

Bret Harte

Francis Bret Harte.

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Published by Ernest Benn Ltd. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe Augustan books of modern poetry [ed. by Edward Thompson], Augustan books of poetry
ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1173.A8 H25
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 5-31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16747597M
LC Control Number26015093


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