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Sketches of a history of literature

Robert Alves

Sketches of a history of literature

containing lives and characters of the most eminent writers... to which is prefixed a short biographical account of the author.

by Robert Alves

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Published by Printed by Alex. Chapman and Co. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    Shakespeare : pp.115, 149, 187, 250 - Jaggard.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13983901M

    A History of the Van Sickle Family, in the United States of America: Embracing a Full Biographical Sketch of the Author; the Early History of the World; the Early History of the Aborigines; the Early History of America; the Early History of the Netherlands; the Derivation of Names; the Ancestral Lineage; the Genealogy; Biographical Sketches of Its Most /5(3). Wadsworth Memorial: An Account of the Proceedings of the Celebration of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the First Settlement of the Township of Wadsworth, Ohio ; with the Addresses, Historical Papers, and Poems Presented on that Occasion, Also, a Brief Sketch of the History to the Present Time with Sketches of the Early History of the Adjoining Townships to which is Annexed Biographical Sketches.


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