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Greek poets

Dole, Nathan Haskell

Greek poets

an anthology

by Dole, Nathan Haskell

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek poetry -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Added t.-p. in red and black.

    Statementby Nathan Haskell Dole.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3622.A2 D6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 341 p.
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6944250M
    LC Control Number04022262
    OCLC/WorldCa3716828

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