The Viking book of aphorisms a personal selection

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Published by Viking Press in New York .

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Includes indexes.

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Statementby W.H. Auden and Louis Kronenberger.
ContributionsAuden, W. H. 1907-1973., Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 431 p.
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21037500M
ISBN 10067074641X
OCLC/WorldCa8076249

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