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Ironical tales

Laurence Housman

Ironical tales

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Laurence Housman.
Series[Continuous stories -- no.8]
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19534874M

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Ironical tales, Hardcover – January 1, by Laurence Housman (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Laurence Housman. IRONICAL TALES. New York: George H. Doran Company, []. Octavo, pp. [] [i-iv] v-vi Ironical tales book [ original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed.

First U.S. edition. Collects Ironical tales book fables. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Housman, Laurence, Ironical tales.

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