Poems from the German.

by Helen Plotz

Publisher: Crowell in New York

Written in English
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A bilingual collection of poems by thirty-four German poets representing eight centuries of literary history. Includes brief biographies of the poets.

Edition Notes

StatementDrawings by Ismar David.
SeriesPoems of the world
ContributionsDavid, Ismar, illus.
LC ClassificationsPT1160.E5 P5
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5545313M
LC Control Number67023670

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