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7 edition of Modern French literature found in the catalog.

Modern French literature

by B. W. Wells

  • 155 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Roberts Brothers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Benjamin W. Wells, PH. D. (Harv.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ119 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 510 p.
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6940956M
    LC Control Number04014024
    OCLC/WorldCa2538686

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