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The poetry of Sir Philip Sidney an interpretation in the context of his life and times by J. G. Nichols

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586 -- Criticism and interpretation

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StatementJ. G. Nichols.
SeriesEnglish texts and studies
LC ClassificationsPR2343 .N5
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 171 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5046355M
ISBN 100064951634
LC Control Number74006715

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