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The Leacock medal treasury

The Leacock medal treasury

3 decades of the best of Canadian humour

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Published by Lester and Orpen in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Compiled from the Stephen Leacock Medal award winning books.

    Statementselected by Ralph L. Curry.
    ContributionsCurry, Ralph L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1 .L39, PR9197.8 .L39
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4593377M
    ISBN 100919630626
    LC Control Number77355729


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