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Pictor"s metamorphoses and other fantasies

Hermann Hesse

Pictor"s metamorphoses and other fantasies

by Hermann Hesse

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Published by Triad in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHermann Hesse ; edited, and with an introduction by Theodore Ziolkowski ; translated by Rita Lesser.
ContributionsZiolkowski, Theodore.
The Physical Object
Pagination171p. ;
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15084080M
ISBN 100586091203
OCLC/WorldCa26302279

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