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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby William Faulkner ; with a preface by Richard Hughes.
ContributionsHughes, Richard, Endicott, Norman (autograph)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, [1], 326, [6] p. (p. [2-6] advertisements)
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22744624M

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