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Published by Bloodaxe, U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions in Newcastle upon Tyne, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Constantine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6053.O513 P45 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL435145M
ISBN 101852244283
LC Control Number98143992
OCLC/WorldCa38841017


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