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Published by Angus & Robertson ltd. in Sydney .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby C.J. Dennis ... Illustrated by Hal Gye
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6007.E54 B6 1919
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., v-ix, 11-150 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24173290M
LC Control Number20010087
OCLC/WorldCa11206560

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