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A.E. Houseman

Ian Scott-Kilvert

A.E. Houseman

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Published by Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housman, A. E. -- 1859-1936.,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliogr.

    Statementby Ian Scott-Kilvert.
    SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work -- no. 69, Writers and their work -- no. 69.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4809.H15 S36 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18493212M


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