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A year of birds

poems

by Iris Murdoch

  • 228 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Chatto & Windus, Hogarth Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Poetry.,
  • Months -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: Limited ed. Tisbury, England : Compton Press, 1978.

    Statementby Iris Murdoch ; engravings by Reynolds Stone.
    ContributionsStone, Reynolds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6063.U7 Y4 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[30] p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2609794M
    ISBN 100701139382
    LC Control Number85171868

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