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Some poems in wartime.

Some poems in wartime.

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Published by Diemer & Reynolds in London .
Written in English

  • English poetry -- 20th century.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Poems by Frederic Prokosch, Roy Fuller, Francis Scarfe ... et al.

    ContributionsProkosch, Frederic, 1908-
    LC ClassificationsPR1225 .S62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6453047M
    LC Control Number43010643

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