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Literature for an age of science

H. Levy

Literature for an age of science

by H. Levy

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature and science.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hyman Levy and Helen Spalding.
    ContributionsSpalding, Helen, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN55 .L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p.
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6130146M
    LC Control Number53000671
    OCLC/WorldCa5357029

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