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The first four books of poems

by W. S. Merwin

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titles1st 4 books of poems.
StatementW. S. Merwin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.E75 F5 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5185279M
ISBN 100689106688
LC Control Number75004079

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