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The Guilty Bystander

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Modern poetry. Author"s first published collection.

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LC ClassificationsPR6057.I28 G8
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5517992M
ISBN 100416164609
LC Control Number73529157
OCLC/WorldCa110957


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