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Maugham

Ted Morgan

Maugham

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maugham, W. Somerset 1874-1965.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTed Morgan.
    SeriesA Touchstone book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.A86 Z765 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 711, [24] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages711
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4111871M
    ISBN 10067142811X
    LC Control Number80026890
    OCLC/WorldCa7170105


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