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Carving myself poems from a Vermont woodcarver by William F. Herrick

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Published by P. and W. F. Herrick in [Manchester, Vt.] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby William F. Herrick.
LC ClassificationsPS3558.E752 C3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 129 p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4564566M
LC Control Number77078889

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