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Eighteenth century prose edited by Louis I. Bredvold, Robert K. Root [and] George Sherburn by Louis Ignatius Bredvold

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Published in New York, Ronald Press Co. [1932] .
Written in English


  • English prose literature,
  • 18th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xvii-xix.

ContributionsRoot, Robert Kilburn, 1877-jt. author, Sherburn, George Wiley, 1884-jt. author
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 942 p. ;
Number of Pages942
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26551336M

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