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Under the greenwood tree or, The Mellstock quire : a rural painting of the Dutch school by Thomas Hardy

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Mellstock quire.
Statementby Thomas Hardy ; edited by E.J. Pratt
SeriesSt. Martin"s classics
ContributionsPratt, E. J. (Edwin John), 1882-1964
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26557806M

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