Chief modern poets of England and America by Gerald De Witt Sanders

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Statementselected and edited by Gerald De Witt Sanders and John Herbert Nelson.
ContributionsNelson, John Herbert, 1897-
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Paginationxxvi, 1009 p.
Number of Pages1009
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Open LibraryOL17639095M

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