Zuleika Dobson or an Oxford love story by Sir Max Beerbohm

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Published by Penguin in association with Heinemann in Harmondsworth .

Written in English

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Originally published, Heinemann, 1911.

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StatementMax Beerbohm.
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Pagination252p.,18cm
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18563977M

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By Max Beerbohm. NOTE to the edition. I was in Italy when this book was first published. A year later () I visited London, and I found that most of my friends and acquaintances spoke to me of Zu like a a name which I hardly recognised and thoroughly disapproved.

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