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The Oxford book of English prose

The Oxford book of English prose

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Published by The Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementchosen & edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.
    ContributionsQuiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1285 .O9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 1092 p.
    Number of Pages1092
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6696595M
    LC Control Number26026287
    OCLC/WorldCa1579405


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