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Sketches of a history of literature (1794)

Robert Alves

Sketches of a history of literature (1794)

A facsim. reproduction with an introd. by Patrick O"Flaherty.

by Robert Alves

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Published by Scholars" Facsimiles & Reprints in Gainesville, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN521 .A5 1794a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, xii, 298 p.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5540959M
    LC Control Number67018714

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