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writings of William Somerset Maugham a bibliography. by Raymond Toole-Stott

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Published by Straker Bros. in [London .
Written in English


  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965 -- Bibliography.

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ContributionsToole-Stott, Raymond.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16546098M

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Books by W. Somerset Maugham (Author of Of Human Bondage). William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in He spoke French even before he spoke a word of English, a fact to which some critics attribute the purity of his style. His parents died early and, after an unhappy boyhood, which he recorded poignantly in Of Human Bondage, Maugham became a /5. W Somerset Maugham ( – ) William Somerset Maugham was an English novelist, playwright, and short-story writer. He was born at the British Embassy in Paris on Janu Preface / by W.S. Maugham --Compiler's foreword --Facsimile signature, W.S. Maugham --Facsimile sheet of ms --W.S. Maugham, a great man: a short study / by Frederick T. Bason --Bibliography of books --Bibliography of the first editions of plays by William Somerset Maugham --Bibliography of 'oddments' in some way connected with William Somerset.

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