12 edition of Sport and the spirit of play in American fiction found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Christian K. Messenger.|
|LC Classifications||PS374.S76 M4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 369 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||369|
|LC Control Number||81004843|
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