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twelve chairs by Ilf & Petrov. Translated from the Russian by John H.C. Richardson. Introd. by Maurice Friedberg. by Ilia Arnoldovich Ilf

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Translation of Dvenadtsat" stul"ev.

SeriesVintage Russian library, V-727
ContributionsPetrov, Evgeniĭ, 1903-1942
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 395 p. ;
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19110745M

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