Modern German literature.

by B. W. Wells

Publisher: Roberts brothers in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 406 Downloads: 380
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  • German literature -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Statementby Benjamin W. Wells, PH.D.
LC ClassificationsPT285 .W5 1895
The Physical Object
Paginationix p., 1 l., 406 p.
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16430329M
LC Control Number11029533

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