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The golden ass. by Apuleius

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Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementA new translation by Robert Graves
ContributionsGraves, Robert, 1895-1985
LC ClassificationsPA6209.M3 G7 1951
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p.
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24208400M

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