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2 edition of Modern Greek stories. found in the catalog.

Modern Greek stories.

Brown, Demetra (Vaka)

Modern Greek stories.

Translated by Demetra Vaka and Aristides Phoutrides. With a foreword by Demetra Vaka.

by Brown, Demetra (Vaka)

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales, Greek (Modern)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA5296 E5 B7 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination270p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18278324M

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