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A brief history of Italian literature.

Vincent Luciani

A brief history of Italian literature.

by Vincent Luciani

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Published by S. F. Vanni in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Italian literature -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4038 .L8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297 p.
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5531023M
    LC Control Number67006386

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