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James Stephens a literary and bibliographical study. by Birgit Bramsba?ck

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Published by Lundequist, Harvard University Press in Upsala, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Stephens, James, -- 1882-1950.

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Edition Notes

SeriesUpsala Irish studies -- v. 4.
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14076976M

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