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A history of English literature.

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Published by Collier Books in [New York .
Written in English

  • English literature -- History and criticism.

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    SeriesCollier books,, AS410-
    LC ClassificationsPR85 .C682
    The Physical Object
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5856541M
    LC Control Number62018318

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