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Stone mad

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Murphy, Seamus.,
    • Sculptors -- Ireland -- Biography.,
    • Stone carving -- Ireland.,
    • Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSeamus Murphy ; with illustrations by William Harrington and initial letters by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB497.M8 A2 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 229 p. :
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4611363M
      ISBN 100710085427, 0710085427
      LC Control Number77375105


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