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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, England, Markham, Ont .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Donne ; edited by A.J. Smith.
SeriesPenguin English poets
ContributionsSmith, A. J. 1924-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2245.A5 S5 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination679 p. --
Number of Pages679
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20969511M

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