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The history of Polish literature.

CzesЕ‚aw MiЕ‚osz

The history of Polish literature.

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Published by Macmillan in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polish literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 536-548.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG7012 .M48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 570 p.
    Number of Pages570
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5679074M
    LC Control Number69010189


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