Henryk Sienkiewicz, 1846-1946
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Henryk Sienkiewicz, 1846-1946 by Lednicki, WacЕ‚aw

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Published by Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America in New York .
Written in English


  • Sienkiewicz, Henryk, -- 1846-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Statementby Wacław Lednicki.
SeriesPolish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America series
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p.;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23753496M

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