Dante"s Paradiso
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Dante"s Paradiso by Sandow Birk

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Heaven -- Poetry

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Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Sandow Birk ; text adapted by Sandow Birk and Marcus Sanders ; preface by Peter S. Hawkins ; foreword by Mary Campbell ; introduction by Michael F. Meister
ContributionsSanders, Marcus, Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
LC ClassificationsPS3602.I745 D36 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17176212M
ISBN 100811847209
LC Control Number2005047404

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