Talents and geniuses. by Gilbert Highet

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Published by Meridian Books [1959 in New York .

Written in English

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  • Literature,
  • Art

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SeriesMeridian books,, M77
LC ClassificationsPN511 .H485 1959
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5774875M
LC Control Number59012911

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