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1000 years of Irish prose.

Vivian Mercier

1000 years of Irish prose.

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish prose literature (English),
  • English prose literature -- Irish authors.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Universal Library
    ContributionsGreene, David H. 1913-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22348839M

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Edited with an introduction by Vivian Mercier and David H. Greene. New York: The Devin-Adair Company.

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