The golden legend. by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Published by Ticknor, Reed, and Fields in Boston .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPS2260 .A1 1854
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Pagination326 p.
Number of Pages326
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Open LibraryOL6391854M
LC Control Number39023819
OCLC/WorldCa276675

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If you are the publisher or author of this .The Golden Legend “was intended to be the earliest book produced at the Kelmscott Press, but because of its length and some problems with the first delivery of paper Morris was forced to issue several shorter volumes before it was completed” (Mackail, ii, ).

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