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Legend or leprechaun?

Edmund Penning-Rowsell

Legend or leprechaun?

Bernard Shaw, his life, work and friends by St. John Ervine [and] Jesting apostle, the life of Bernard Shaw by Stephen Winsten

by Edmund Penning-Rowsell

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Published by Simpkins Pub. Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ervine, St. John G. -- b. 1883.,
  • Winsten, Stephen.

  • About the Edition

    Review of two Shaw biographies.

    Edition Notes

    In: Books of the month. -- Vol. 71, no. 9 (Sept. 1956).

    StatementEdmund Penning-Rowsell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 8-[9] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21769848M


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