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Published by University of Texas Humanities Research Center in Austin .
Written in English


  • Lawrence, D. H. -- 1885-1930

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Edition Notes

Correspondence, 1924-1929, between D. H. Lawrence and the Centaur Book Shop, Philadelphia, the publishers of a bibliography of his writings and"Reflections on the death of a porcupine and other essays".

Statementintroduction by Edward D. McDonald.
ContributionsLawrence, D. H. 1885-1930.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19724520M

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