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J.M. Synge a critical study by P. P. Howe

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Published by Martin Secker in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Synge, J. M. -- 1871-1909.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 214-215.

Statementby P.P. Howe.
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16009828M

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