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Five novels ...

Ronald Firbank

Five novels ...

by Ronald Firbank

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Published by New Directions in [Norfolk, Conn.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWith an introd. by Osbert Sitwell.
ContributionsSitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 471, [1] p.
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19338125M

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