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Irish writers

Herbert Howarth

Irish writers

1880-1940 : literature under Parnell"s star

by Herbert Howarth

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Published by Rockliff in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Herbert Howarth.
The Physical Object
Pagination318p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18662385M


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