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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Greece -- Description and travel -- 1981-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published, San Francisco , Colt, 1941; London ,Secker & Warburg, 1942.

StatementHenry Miller.
SeriesPenguin travel library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF728
The Physical Object
Pagination247p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14947786M
ISBN 100140095160

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