German secular autobiography: a study of vernacular texts from circa 1450 to 1650.
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German secular autobiography: a study of vernacular texts from circa 1450 to 1650. by Lorna Susan Bloom

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Published .
Written in English


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Pagination374 leaves.
Number of Pages374
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Open LibraryOL14724580M

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