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Three guineas. by Virginia Woolf

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English


  • War,
  • Peace

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 T5 1938a
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 3-285 p.
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6376108M
LC Control Number38027681

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