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Arthurian romances. Translated with an introd. by W.W. Comfort. by ChrГ©tien de Troyes

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 373-377.

Other titlesArthur, King (Romances, etc.)
SeriesEveryman"s library, no. 698
ContributionsComfort, William Wistar, 1874-1955.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 377 p. ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18967515M

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