Collected poems, 1933-1953.
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Collected poems, 1933-1953.

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Published by J. Sherratt in Altrincham [Cheshire] .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR6023.U33 A17 1953
The Physical Object
Pagination430 p. :
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6182748M
LC Control Number55020354

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