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Classics of the Western world

Classics of the Western world

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
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    Statementedited by Alan Willard Brown and members of the faculty of Columbia College, with a foreword by John Erskine.
    ContributionsBrown, Alan Willard, 1910- ed., Columbia College (Columbia University), American Library Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1035 .C6 1943
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145, [1] p.
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6476082M
    LC Control Number44040046
    OCLC/WorldCa1101869

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