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Poets and poetasters of Geelong

C. P. Billot

Poets and poetasters of Geelong

by C. P. Billot

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Published by Geelong Regional Library in [Geelong, Vic.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Geelong (Vic.),
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Australian poetry -- Australia -- Geelong (Vic.),
    • Geelong (Vic.) -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled and edited by C. P. Billot from the collection of Roy H. Holdan.
      ContributionsHolden, Roy Hague.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9551 .B5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p.
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5269445M
      LC Control Number75407179

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