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On the edge of the world

Nikolai Semenovich Leskov

On the edge of the world

by Nikolai Semenovich Leskov

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Published by St. Vladimirʹs Seminary Press in Crestwood, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Nikolaĭ Leskov ; translated from the Russian with notes by Michael Prokurat.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3337.L5 R9213 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17749626M
ISBN 100881411183
LC Control Number92031940
OCLC/WorldCa26591464

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