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Arcadian adventures with the idle rich

Stephen Leacock

Arcadian adventures with the idle rich

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStephen Leacock ; introduction, Ralph L. Curry.
SeriesNew Canadian library -- no. 10
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15190372M
ISBN 100771091109


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