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Milton: a biography.

William Riley Parker

Milton: a biography.

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Published by Clarendon P. in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674,
  • Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 1205-1213.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3581 .P27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xxi, 1489 p.)
    Number of Pages1489
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5676980M
    LC Control Number68141367


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