John Masefield, the "Great Auk" of English literature a bibliography by Philip W. Errington

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Published by British Library, Oak Knoll Press in London, New Castle, DE .

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  • Masefield, John, 1878-1967 -- Bibliography.

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Includes indexes.

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Other titlesJohn Masefield, a bibliography
StatementPhilip W. Errington.
GenreBibliography.
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LC ClassificationsZ8553.6 .E77 2004, PR6025.A77 .E77 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 907 p. :
Number of Pages907
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3382949M
ISBN 100712348638, 1584561440
LC Control Number2004557560

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