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The Divine comedy of Dante

Walter Lorenzo Sheldon

The Divine comedy of Dante

four lectures intended especially for those who have never read the poem but would like to know something about it

by Walter Lorenzo Sheldon

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1905 ed. published by S. Burns Weston, Philadelphia.

    Statementby Walter L. Sheldon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4390 .S58 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4718439M
    ISBN 100848262506
    LC Control Number78005229
    OCLC/WorldCa3770659


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