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Ulysses. by James Joyce

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementWith a foreword by Morris L. Ernst and the decision of the United States District Court rendered by Judge John M. Woolsey.
SeriesThe Modern Library of the the world"s best books
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 783 p.
Number of Pages783
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23377788M

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