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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Troy (Extinct city)

Subjects:

  • Cressida (Fictitious character) -- Poetry.,
  • Scottish poetry -- To 1700.,
  • Trojan War -- Poetry.,
  • Troy (Extinct city) -- Poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[translated by] Fred Cogswell.
SeriesRyerson poetry chap books ;, 168
ContributionsCogswell, Fred, 1917-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 89/17527 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2279939M
LC Control Number89171958

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