Saint Francis of Assisi a biography. by Omer Englebert

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Published by Longmans, Green in New York .

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  • Francis, -- of Assisi, Saint, -- 1182-1226.,
  • Christian saints -- Italy -- Assisi -- Biography.

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Book details

StatementTranslated and edited by Edward Hutton.
ContributionsHutton, Edward, 1875- ed. and tr.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.F6 E613 1950a
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18229432M
LC Control Number50014456

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