Selected poems of William Butler Yeats
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Published by Franklin Library in Franklin Center, Pa .
Written in English

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Statementselected by M. L. Rosenthal ; illustrated by Liam Roberts.
SeriesThe 100 greatest books of all time
ContributionsRosenthal, M. L. 1917-
LC ClassificationsPR5902 .R6 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4443495M
LC Control Number79105163

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