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Pebbles & sand poems. by Louis Newman

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Published by The Smith; by arrangement with Horizon Press, New York in n.p.] .
Written in English

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StatementDrawings by Stephen Dwoskin.
LC ClassificationsPS3527.E8845 P4
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4574087M
LC Control Number77099935

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