Johannes Brahms. Translated by Eric Blom. by Richard Specht

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Published by J.M. Dent in London .

Written in English

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  • Brahms, Johannes, -- 1833-1897

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Copy 2 : Gift of Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith

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ContributionsBlom, Eric, 1888-1959.
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LC ClassificationsML410 B8 S68
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Pagination371p.
Number of Pages371
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Open LibraryOL19330889M

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