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short history of German literature by James Kendall Hosmer

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


  • German literature -- History and criticism

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Statementby James K. Hosmer.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 605 p. ;
Number of Pages605
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18729231M

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