The art & practice of historical fiction

by Alfred Tresidder Sheppard

Publisher: R. West in Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 300 Downloads: 32
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  • Historical fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Statementby Alfred Tresidder Sheppard.
LC ClassificationsPN3441 .S5 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4546014M
ISBN 100849224489
LC Control Number77013808

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