The Eve of St. Agnes
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Published by Barbarian Press in Mission, B.C .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Keats ; wood engravings by Andy English.
ContributionsElsted, Crispin, 1947-, Elsted, Jan, Barbarian Press
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19402853M
ISBN 10092097130X

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