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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

This translation originally published: London: Dent, 1959.

Statementtexto Español de Ramón Menēndez Pidal; English verse translation and with an introduction by W.S. Merwin.
SeriesA Meridan book
ContributionsMenéndez Pidal, Ramón., Merwin, W. S. 1927-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21449711M
ISBN 100452004365
OCLC/WorldCa639159607

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