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Published by The University press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Bibliography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by A.W. Ward and A.R. Waller.
ContributionsWard, Adolphus William, Sir, 1837-1924., Waller, A. R. 1867-1922.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 v.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23283778M
LC Control Number07040856

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