William Blake, the man.
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William Blake, the man. by Gardner, Charles

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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English


  • Blake, William, 1757-1827.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1919 ed.

LC ClassificationsPR4146 .G3 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p.
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4912985M
ISBN 100838310567
LC Control Number76118001

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