The influence of the classical poets in Andrew Ramsay"s Poemata sacra
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The influence of the classical poets in Andrew Ramsay"s Poemata sacra by Karl Alfred Gersbach

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Published .
Written in English

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Statementby Karl Alfred Gersbach.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 50774 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 380 leaves.
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826150M
LC Control Number89893106

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