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The humour of Homer, and other essays.

Samuel Butler

The humour of Homer, and other essays.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N. Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited by R. A. Streatfeild. With a biographical sketch of the author by Henry Festing Jones, and a portrait in photogravure from a photo. taken in 1889.
SeriesEssay index reprint series
ContributionsJones, Henry Festing, 1851-1928.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4349.B7 H8 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13535002M
LC Control Number67030178
OCLC/WorldCa1437391

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