5 edition of The French novel since the war found in the catalog.
The French novel since the war
|Statement||translated [from the French] by A.M. Sheridan Smith.|
|LC Classifications||PQ671 .N313|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
|LC Control Number||67087310|
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