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The greatest pages of American humor

by Stephen Leacock

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Published by Sun Dial Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • American wit and humor,
  • American Humorists

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and discussed by Stephen Leacock ; a study of the rise and development of humorous writings in America with selections from the most notable of the humorists
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS430 .L43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 293 p. ;
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24971316M
    OCLC/WorldCa4281696

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OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility: selected and discussed by Stephen Leacock ; a study of the rise and development of humorous writings in America with selections from the most notable of the humorists.

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