short history of modern English literature by Edmund Gosse

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .

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  • English literature -- History and criticism.

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LC ClassificationsPR85 .G6 1898, Microfilm 11719 PR
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 416 p.
Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL23752577M
LC Control Number11016075

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