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Published by Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the Raven Press in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Gray ; with a an introduction by Sir Hugh Walpole ; decorated with wood-engravings sketched in the same country church-yard by by Agnes Miller Parker
ContributionsWalpole, Hugh, Sir, 1884-1941, Parker, Agnes Miller, 1895-1980, ill, Maynard, Robert Ashwin, book designer, Raven Press, Limited Editions Club, Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPR3502 .E5 1938b
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24837838M
LC Control Number40000021

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