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Edward Bellamy an annotated bibliography of secondary criticism by Toby Widdicombe

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898 -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementRichard Toby Widdicombe.
SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 827
LC ClassificationsZ8086.93 .W53 1988, PS1087 .W53 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 587 p. ;
Number of Pages587
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2406440M
ISBN 100824085639
LC Control Number87037686

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