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Petrarch selected poems by Francesco Petrarca

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Published by The University of Alabama Press in University .
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  • Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374 -- Translations into English

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated into English by Anthony Mortimer.
ContributionsMortimer, Anthony Robert.
LC ClassificationsPQ4496.E23 M6 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. ;
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4906461M
ISBN 100817385266
LC Control Number76054222

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