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Irving Layton a bibliography, 1935-1977 by Joy Bennett

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Published by Concordia University Libraries in Montreal .
Written in English

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  • Layton, Irving, 1912- -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Joy Bennett and James Polson ; with a foreword by Irving Layton.
ContributionsPolson, James, 1936- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ8492.4 .B46, PR9199.3.L35 .B46
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4224355M
ISBN 100969010109
LC Control Number80504284

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