Olaf Stapledon a bibliography by Harvey J. Satty

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

Written in English

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  • Stapledon, Olaf, 1886-1950 -- Bibliography.,
  • Science fiction, English -- Bibliography.

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Includes index.

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Statementby Harvey J. Satty and Curtis C. Smith.
SeriesBibliographies and indexes in world literature,, no. 2
ContributionsSmith, Curtis C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ8833.94 .S27 1984, PR6037.T18 .S27 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2844517M
ISBN 10031324099X
LC Control Number84006549

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