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Ballads of the English border by Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Algernon Charles Swinburne ; edited with introd., glossary and notes by William A. MacInnes.
ContributionsMacInnes, William A.
LC ClassificationsPR5506 .B5 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4551266M
ISBN 100849225213
LC Control Number77020616

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