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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


  • Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementby George Saintsbury.
SeriesPeriods of European literature, ed. by Professor Saintsbury, XII, Periods of European literature -- XII.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 471 p.
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13532362M

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