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Viking book of aphorisms

W. H. Auden

Viking book of aphorisms

a personal selection

by W. H. Auden

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aphorisms and apothegms.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. H. Auden and Louis Kronenberger.
    ContributionsKronenberger, Louis, 1904- joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6271 .A85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 p.
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5856238M
    LC Control Number62017937
    OCLC/WorldCa338402

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