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Published by Covici, Friede in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementIn the translation attributed to Oscar Wilde. With an introd. Illus. by Allen Lewis.
ContributionsWilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, Jones, Susan (Wilbur) 1893-
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], lxxxv, 408 p.
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22198095M

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