Representative English literature from Chaucer to Tennyson selected and supplemented with historical connections and a map by Pancoast, Henry Spackman

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List of authors to accompany literary map: p. 495-496.

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Statementby Henry S. Pancoast
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LC ClassificationsPR85 .P35
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Paginationxiii, 514 p.
Number of Pages514
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Open LibraryOL24173692M
LC Control Number11016014
OCLC/WorldCa2719510

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