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Catchpenny poems by David Helwig

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Published by Oberon Press in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Helwig.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.H445 C3 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination[52] p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2914667M
ISBN 100887505066
LC Control Number84146401

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