The poems of Robert Browning
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Published by Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the University Printing House in Cambridge [England] .
Written in English

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Statementselected, edited & introduced by C. Day Lewis ; illustrated with wood engravings by Peter Reddick
ContributionsDay Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972, ed, Reddick, Peter, ill, Cambridge University Press, Limited Editions Club, Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsLEC no. 416, PR4202 .D3 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24557718M
LC Control Number2010414158

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