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Dante Alighieri His Life and Works by Paget Toynbee

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English


  • European - Italian,
  • Medieval,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • General,
  • Dante Alighieri,,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Authors, Italian,
  • To 1500,
  • 1265-1321

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert Hollander (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7639753M
ISBN 10048644340X
ISBN 109780486443409

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