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2 edition of Cruel tales. found in the catalog.

Cruel tales.

Auguste comte de Villiers de L"Isle-Adam

Cruel tales.

Translated by Robert Baldick. Introduced by A.W. Raitt.

by Auguste comte de Villiers de L"Isle-Adam

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesOxford library of French classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2476 V4 C63
The Physical Object
Pagination257p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15470845M

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