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Published by Printed for the Percy Society by T. Richards in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Poetry

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Edition Notes

StatementEd. by Thomas Wright ...
GenrePoetry.
SeriesPercy Society. Early English poetry ..., v. 24-26
ContributionsWright, Thomas, 1810-1877, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1120 .P4 vol. 24-26
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL175592M
LC Control Numbera 10000921
OCLC/WorldCa863770

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