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The Oxford book of comic verse

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous poetry, English,
  • Humorous poetry, American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 481-485) and indexes.

    Statementedited by John Gross.
    ContributionsGross, John J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1195.H8 O88 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 512 p. ;
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL780898M
    ISBN 100192832077
    LC Control Number95012784
    OCLC/WorldCa32469641


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