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English literature: the beginnings to 1500

James Dow McCallum

English literature: the beginnings to 1500

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

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.,
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500.

  • Edition Notes

    Maps on lining-papers.

    Statementedited by James Dow McCallum.
    SeriesEnglish literature ... series of anthologies ... under the general editorship of J. D. McCallum. [v.1]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1508 .M2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 440 p.
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6730192M
    LC Control Number29015156
    OCLC/WorldCa334676


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