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Vagaries of invention

Vagaries of invention

a festschrift for Ben Tibbs on his seventy-fifth birthday

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Published by D. Isaacson, H. Sheridan in Kalamazoo, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tibbs, Ben -- Literary collections.,
  • American literature -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Isaacson and Helen Sheridan.
    ContributionsTibbs, Ben., Isaacson, David., Sheridan, Helen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS221 .V25 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3038147M
    LC Control Number82128572

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