The purgatorio of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri

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Published by Methuen in London .

Written in English

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Text in English and Italian on opposite pages.

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Statementrendered into Spenserian English by C. Gordon Wright
ContributionsWright, C. Gordon
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24786149M

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