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Towards a history of classical influences in Ireland.

William Bedell Stanford

Towards a history of classical influences in Ireland.

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Published by Royal Irish Academy in Dublin .
Written in English


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SeriesRoyal Irish Academy, Proceedings -- v. 70, sect. C, no. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination13-91 p. ;
Number of Pages91
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Open LibraryOL19925653M

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