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10 edition of Saint Francis of Assisi. found in the catalog.

Saint Francis of Assisi.

by Morris Bishop

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [215]-217.

    SeriesThe Library of world biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4700.F6 B52 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 227 p.
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5049692M
    ISBN 100316096652
    LC Control Number74010757

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