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Irish literary portraits

John Eglinton

Irish literary portraits

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
    • Ireland -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of 1935 ed.

      Statementby John Eglinton.
      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8750 .M3 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination157 p.
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5544963M
      LC Control Number67023243


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