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West-eastern divan = West-oestlicher Divan by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Published by Wolff in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes German text with parallel English translation.

Other titlesWest-oestlicher Divan.
StatementJohann Wolfgang von Goethe ; rendered into English by J. Whaley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2026.W3 W5 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 233 p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5235698M
ISBN 100854960538
LC Control Number75306340
OCLC/WorldCa1392942

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