Includes bibliographical references (p. -360) and index.
|Statement||Vivian Mercier ; edited and presented by Eilís Dillon.|
|Contributions||Dillon, Eilís, 1920-|
|LC Classifications||PR8753 .M47 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 381 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||381|
|LC Control Number||93024542|
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