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Ligeia a libretto by Robert Creeley

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Published by Granary Books in New York City .
Written in English


  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. -- Adaptations.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert Creeley ; set design sketch by Alex Katz.
ContributionsPoe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849., Katz, Alex, 1927-, Hermetic Press., Granary Books (Firm), Press Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPS3505.R43 L454 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination[35] p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3663655M
ISBN 101887123113
LC Control Number2002553129

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