Oscar Wilde, drunkard and swindler
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Oscar Wilde, drunkard and swindler a reply to George Bernard Shaw, Dr. G.J. Renier, Frank Harris, etc. by Sherard, Robert Harborough

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Published by The Vindex Publishing Co. in Calvi (Corsica) .
Written in English


  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.,
  • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.,
  • Renier, Gustaaf Johannes, 1892-,
  • Harris, Frank, 1855-1931.,
  • Kingsmill, Hugh, 1889-1949.,
  • Authors, Irish -- Biography -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Harborough Sherard ... with an interview with G.B. Shaw by Hugh Kingsmill [pseud]
LC ClassificationsPR5823 .S515 1933
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6299601M
LC Control Number33038969

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