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Published by Frederick Warne in London .
Written in English


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Edited from the best editions with memoir, notes, and glossary.

StatementEdmund Spenser.
The Physical Object
Pagination413p. ;
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19424658M

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