English thought in the nineteenth century
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English thought in the nineteenth century by David Churchill Somervell

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Published by Methuen & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Nineteenth century.,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Statementby D. C. Somervell.
LC ClassificationsDA533 .S65
The Physical Object
Paginationx p., 1 l., 241, [1] p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6730359M
LC Control Number29015506

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