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Published by DiG in Warszawa .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jerzy Axer.
SeriesEssays and studies ;, no. 6, Eseje i studia ;, t. 6.
ContributionsAxer, Jerzy.
LC ClassificationsPN171.6 .I58 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3777625M
ISBN 108371812868
LC Control Number2003543215

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