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Oscar Wilde"s guide to modern living

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Quotations.,
  • Conduct of life -- Quotations, maxims, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Calvin Batchelor and Craig McNeer.
    ContributionsBatchelor, John Calvin., McNeer, Craig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5812 .B3 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL802253M
    ISBN 100385481799
    LC Control Number95038667
    OCLC/WorldCa33041780

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