Best loved poems of the American West

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • American poetry -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Poetry.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Book details

Statementselected by John J. and Barbara T. Gregg.
ContributionsGregg, John J., Gregg, Barbara T.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS595.W39 B4
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 515 p. :
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4714971M
ISBN 10038513309X
LC Control Number78001241
OCLC/WorldCa6086288

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