Oliver Wendell Holmes.

by Miriam Rossiter Small

Publisher: Twayne Publishers in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 176 Downloads: 541
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  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series,, 29
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1981 .S5 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5857404M
LC Control Number62019473

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