Sappho"s raft (le rideau de la Mytilénienne) by Meyer, Thomas

Cover of: Sappho

Published by Jargon Society, Distributed by Inland Book Co. in [Dentdale], East Haven, Conn .

Written in English

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StatementThomas Meyer.
SeriesJargon ;, 99, Jargon (Jargon Society) ;, 99.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.E885 S2 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3795905M
ISBN 100912330503, 0912330511, 091233052X
LC Control Number81086065

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