Romantic poetry of the early nineteenth century
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Romantic poetry of the early nineteenth century

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York, Chicago .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Arthur Beatty.
SeriesThe modern student"s library
LC ClassificationsPR1221 .B4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 546 p.
Number of Pages546
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6709168M
LC Control Number27026631

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