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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Criticism -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby A. Bosker.
LC ClassificationsPR73 .B6 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4548143M
ISBN 100849201519
LC Control Number77016384

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