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golden legend or, Lives of the saints by Jacobus de Voragine

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Translations into English,
  • Christian saints -- Legends

Book details:

Edition Notes

Original ed. issued in series: The Temple classics.

Statementas Englished by William Caxton, London, J. M. Dent, 1900-39, v. 1, 1931.
ContributionsCaxton, William, ca. 1422-1491, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4654 .J33 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationv. in ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4918440M
ISBN 100404067700
LC Control Number76170839

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