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Old Possum"s book of practical cats

T. S. Eliot

Old Possum"s book of practical cats

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Published by Harcourt Brace & World in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cats -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1939.

    Other titlesBook of practical cats.
    StatementT.S. Eliot.
    GenrePoetry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22948840M
    ISBN 100151686572


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