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Published by s.n.] in [Montréal? .
Written in English


  • Satire et humeur canadiennes-anglaises, ICMH.,
  • Satire and humour, Canadian (English), CIHM.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Leacock.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 82439
The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiches (71 fr.)
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19183432M
ISBN 100665824394

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