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The midnight court. Cúirt an mheadhon oidhche by Brian Merriman

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Published by Dolmen P.; Distributed in the U. S. A. by] Dufour Editions, [Chester Springs, Pa. in [Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marcus, David,

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Edition Notes

Statementnewly translated into English by David Marcus, with cuts by Michael Biggs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPB1398.M4 C83 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22358650M
LC Control Number67098458

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