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The last flower

James Thurber

The last flower

a parable in pictures

by James Thurber

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Published by H. Hamilton [1939]. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Thurber.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC1429 .T47 1939a
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l.,
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6409998M
LC Control Number40032250
OCLC/WorldCa6276026


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