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J.B. Yeats letters to his son W.B. Yeats and others : 1869-1922 by John Butler Yeats

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


  • Yeats, John Butler.

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Statementedited with a memoir by Joseph Hone ; and a preface by Oliver Elton.
ContributionsHone, Joseph Maunsell, 1882-1959.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19636322M

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