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Boccaccio lover and chronicler of love by William J. Fielding

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Published by Haldeman-Julius Publications in Girard, Kan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women in literature,
  • Italian Authors,
  • Biography,
  • Characters,
  • Women

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam J. Fielding
SeriesLittle blue book -- no. 1569
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC1 .L8 no. 1569
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24952672M
LC Control Number2006576636
OCLC/WorldCa10819401

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