lay of the liffey and other poems by Eimhar O"Duffy

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Published by The Candle Press in Dublin .

Written in English

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Other titlesLay of the liffey
Statementby Eimhar O"Duffy.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1-4] 5-31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL18382317M

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