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The Divine comedy Purgatory by Dante Alighieri

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Published by Oneworld Classics in Richmond, Surrey .
Written in English


  • Purgatory,
  • Poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPurgatory
StatementDante Alighieri ; translated by J.G. Nichols
SeriesOneworld classics
ContributionsNichols, J. G. (John Gordon), 1930-
LC ClassificationsPQ4315.3 .N43 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination416 p.
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27132237M
ISBN 101847491766
ISBN 109781847491763

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