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Published by A. Constable and Co in (London) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Symbolism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy the Count Gobletd"Alviella. With an introduction by Sir George Birdwood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL603
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21879536M
LC Control Number01018306

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