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Oxford Companion to English Literature

by Harvey (ed), Paul

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HB 8vo G-/-- ExLib. 932 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt letters. Sunned on spine; library number on lower spine; scuffing to spine and covers; split to supaer at tp, hinge weakened; stamps on tp, reps and text block top edge; clean interior.
  • Seller: Madden Books US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 3499
  • Title: Oxford Companion to English Literature
  • Author: Harvey (ed), Paul
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press. London 1950
  • Keywords: HISTORY - GENERAL REFERENCE LITERATURE WRITING ENGLAND ENGLISH English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, General
  • Bookseller catalogs: Reference;

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