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Alcaeus. by Hubert Martin

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English


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Bibliography, p. 181-183.

SeriesTwayne"s world authors series, TWAS 210. Greece
LC ClassificationsPA3861
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18966882M

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